Description of a Series of Events


Lesson Plan of Description of a Series of Events

Subject English

Grade V

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Describe a series of events or sequence in a picture, photograph and diagram.

Information for Teachers

  • Sequence of events in a picture, photograph or diagram tells us that every action is allowed by another action connected to it.
  • While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult textbook at all steps where in and whenever it is applicable.

Material / Resources

Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, textbook


  • Paste the pictures card 1 given at the end of the plan on the board. (drawing of it on the chart paper or photocopy of the same will fulfill the purpose. Don`t cut from here).
  • Ask them to look at the pictures carefully, arrange them in a sequence.
  • They may give each picture a number like 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
  • Students will be very excited while doing this activity, don`t snub. Let them feel happy.
  • If they feel difficulty in sequencing the pictures help them by giving hints, e.g.   What will happen if he will stay up late? (Expected answer would be as; He will get up late.)


Activity 1

  • Now show them picture card-2 (attached at the end of lesson plan) or paste the picture card on the board.
  • Ask them what they see in each picture.
  • Before you begin, point out to students that they have to look at the first row, from left to right, and then go down the second row.
  • Allow children to share the ideas by asking them: give one word for each picture that tells us something about the events in the picture card 2.
  • Write the correct responses on the writing board.
  • Possible responses in one word form could be: woman, fish, fisherman, family, husband and wife, seaside, water/sea or river, home, kitchen and dining room.
  • Encourage the children to give responses in English; however correct response in any other language could also be accepted. The teacher should translate the corrected responses from Urdu/regional language to English.
  • Write their responses on the board.



Activity 2

  • Divide the class into small groups and ask them to make a sentence for each picture.
  • Ask them to write it on a page.
  • Once they have completed it, allow them to share their ideas.
  • Take feedback from the groups and write the sentences on the board like this: as;
  • The picture is about a woman who has lost her gold ring as it falls in water near the sea/river shore.
  • The fish eats it, in water.
  • The next day her husband catches the fish.
  • He takes it back home.
  • His wife cooks the fish.
  • When they cut it with the knife, his wife finds her gold ring.
  • Both become happy.
  • Note: the above written sentences are for the help of teacher. The students may give some other sentences.



Activity 3

  • Ask them to copy the sentences in the copies, they may add the dialogue/s, adjectives and the conjunction/s along the scene setting / environment like this: as;
  1.            “Where`s my ring?” the woman shouted.
  2.              It falls in water and the fish eats it /swallows it
  3.         The next day, her husband catches the fish with his rod.
  4.               He brings it back home.
  5.               His beautiful and lovely wife takes it to the kitchen and cooks it.

  •     vi.  Both are happy/ when, while having the meal, they find her lost gold ring or when they cut it with the knife, his wife finds the gold ring.. They are happy. (The husband looks a little surprised in the last picture, the wife cooks when, while having the meal, they


Sum up/ Conclusion

  • Quickly sum up the lesson by asking the students to ‘Suggest a suitable title for the story’.


  • Assess students` understanding through their correct responses during introduction, activity 1, 2 and sum up.
  • Involve the students in solving the problems given in the exercised at the end of unit/chapter

Follow up

  • Select some similar pictures from the textbooks and ask the students to sequence them.


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