Lesson Plan of Vocabulary
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Use textbook pictures/picture dictionary to aid comprehension and for development of vocabulary.
Information for Teachers
- Vocabulary building not only involves giving meaning of words but it also includes using the words in a complete sentence.
- Picture Dictionary provides the students pictures of objects along with the simple sentences to clarify meaning according to the level of the students.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, real objects, pictures, chit papers and flashcards
- Choose a noun that you think would be of interest to your students. It can be any real object, e.g. a toy, ball, kite, gift paper, etc. tell the students to speak sentences about that object.
- A sample is attached.
- Select some pictures and write questions related to them. Ask the students to answer those questions.
- Explain the questions if the students are unable to understand them.
- Note: the given pictures are just samples. You may select any other picture from a story book, children`s magazine textbook.
- Note: select pictures that give clues about place, time, setting, action.
- Show your students pictures in groups. (pictures can be from newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, textbooks, calendar and leaflets)
- As the students to explain those pictures and say short and simple sentences about them.
- Tell one student from each group to share their pictures with whole class.
- Note: sample pictures are attached.
- Bring a storybook to class. Choose a book with lots of pictures. Show the pictures to the students and read out the story.
- Tell the students to look at the pictures and tell what is happening in the story.
- You can introduce new words in the story to the students. Ask them to try to explain the words by looking at the pictures.
- Help the students when and where needed.
- Divide class into groups.
- Give each group a picture of a simple object (e.g. computer, umbrella, any animal). Img
- Ask each group to write as many related words as they can.
Sum up / Conclusion
Ask the students the following questions:
- What can we learn by looking at the pictures? (about the people, things, places)(.
- Can we tell what is happening in the story by looking at the pictures?(Possible answer may be as; yes, we can tell about actions, characters, places and time)
- What is happening? —Action
- Who is it? –Character
- Where is it happening? – Place
- When is it happening? – Time
- Show the students a few pictures with some sentences about those pictures and ask them to read out and explain what is written, taking help from the pictures. You may assign this activity as group work so that students may discuss and share ideas.
- Ask the students to bring a picture or a toy / a gift from their homes and tell about that to the class.
- Continue to ask students to look at pictures given with text (sentences) in order to understand the meaning of words/sentences.
- Show the students a picture dictionary (if it is available) to introduce new words.
- Show pictures related to new words to students to help build their vocabulary and to help them understand the meaning of new words.