LESSON PLANNING OF IDENTIFY AND WRITE DECLARATIVE & INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Identify and write sentences that state / negate something, or ask a question.
Information for Teachers
- Declarative sentences state something.
- Negative sentences state that something is not true or correct.
- Interrogative sentences ask questions.
- “I spy” is a guessing game. One person starts by choosing an object ( a cow, for example) and says “I spy something that is red”. The other players look around and guess things it might be: “table” (no), “car” (no), “cloud” (no), “cow”. (Yes). The person who guesses correctly chooses the next object.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk / marker, duster, textbook
- Inform the students that they will play a game “I spy”. Explain briefly the meaning of ‘spy’. Tell them that you will think of anything present in the classroom and tell its colour for example;
- “I spy something that is begins with ‘CH’”.
- Ask the students to look around in the classroom to find the things that are begins with ‘Ch’. One student can ask only one question like, e.g. is that a chair?
- If a student gives a wrong guess, say: no, that is not a chair.
- If it is correct, say: yes, that is a chair.
- The student who guesses the things correctly will think of the next object.
- Play the game for 10 minutes.
- Encourage all students to participate.
- Write on the board the following sentences without punctuation marks.
- I spy something that is red.
- Is that a bag? (No, that isn`t a bag) (Yes, that is a bag).
- Ask the students about the type of each sentence.
- Tell the students about each type if they have difficulty in recalling.
- Ask the students about the ending punctuation used for each type of sentence.
- Draw the following column on the board. Ask the students to copy it in their notebook.
- Ask the students to find 3 more sentences for each column from the text board.
- Write the following sentences on the board:
- Is this girl happy?
- Ask this question from one student. Tell the student to answer either in a positive sentence or in a negative sentence.
- Write the student`s reply on the board.
- If a student gives a negative sentence, ask another student to answer the same question with a positive sentence.
- Complete the sentence as follows:
- Is this girl happy? (she is not happy.), (she is happy.)
- Write ‘Are you’ on board. Ask another student to add a word and make question. For example: Are you hungry?
- Ask another student to reply with a positive sentence. Ask another to reply with a negative sentence. Now complete the sentence.
- Continue the exercise for ten minutes.
Sum up / Conclusion
- Ask the following questions from the students:
- Which ending punctuation marks are used in statements, negative sentences and in questions?
- What is a negative sentence?
- What are the sentences that state / tell something called?
- What are the sentences that ask questions called?
- Tick mark the sentence kind in the following sentences:
- Ask the students to write three sentences for each i.e. statement, negative and question?
- Exercises related to the taught concept present in the textbook must be practiced must be practiced with the students.