Subject English

Grade 5th

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and make sentences to show instructions, commands, and strong feeling.

Information for Teachers

  • Instructions tell the reader / listener how to do something such as a recipe, build a model, play a game or go from one place to another, follow sign boards, etc.


  • Commands are orders; imperatives are used to give commands. Speak! Finish your homework! Close the door!


  • Use exclamation mark (!) with exclamatory sentences which show strong feelings.



  • Study class 3 and 4 lesson plans for related SLO for better understanding and progression.


Material / Resources

Writing board, chalk / marker, duster, textbook,


  • Ask some students one by one to act like a teacher and give instructions to the class fellows using a word from the box. Students (acting as a teacher) must explain the sentence with actions and the students following him / her must follow the given instructions.


  • Encourage them to add more words to the box and make sentences / instructions:



  • (Note: If these words are new for students, first teach them pronunciation of the words, explain the meanings and practice the words with actions.)



Activity 1

  • Ask the class what is a command?


  • Re-explain to them if they don`t remember.
  • Give them a few examples of commands.
  • Draw the following columns on the board.
  • Ask the students to match the parts to complete the commands.
  • Tell the students to copy it in their notebooks.



Answer key:

1.      All the cakes.

2.      To this song.

3.      On the grass.

4.      Do my work.

5.      It`s too expensive.

6.      For the bus here.

7.      And drive.

8.      Your hands before dinners.

9.      You aren`t late.

10.  This ball.

Activity 2

  • Draw a happy, a sad, and an angry face on the board.


  • Ask the students what each face is expressing, Write ‘happy’, ‘sad’, and ‘angry’ on the board.
  • Ask the students when they are happy, sad and angry?
  • Give them one example: I am so happy to win this game!
  • Tell students that sentences which show strong emotions are called exclamatory sentences. An exclamation mark (!) is always used at the end of an exclamatory sentence.



  • Ask a few students to repeat the definition to check understanding.
  • Write five words on board, as such; won, amazing, great, going, late.
  • Explain the meaning of the words through sentences. Write sentences on the board.
  • After a few minutes, wipe off the sentences. Ask the students to make their own sentences.



  • Tell students to put exclamation mark (!) at the end of each sentence.


Sum up / Conclusion

  • Ask the students to tell the names of the three kinds of sentences they learnt today. Write one instruction, one command and one exclamatory sentence on board. Ask the students to identify each sentence.


  • Ask the students to:
  • Write any two sentences showing instructions.


  • Write any two sentences showing commands.



  • Write any two sentences showing feelings.



  • Involve the students in solving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit / chapter of the textbook.


Follow up

  • Give students different types of sentences and ask them to write the type of each sentence.



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