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DAILY LESSON PLAN

Date / Day

: 5th August 2014 / Tuesday

Time

: 9.00 a.m. 10.00 a.m.

Class

: Year 4

Level of proficiency

: Mixed abilities

Enrolment

:7

Attendance

:7

Theme

: World of Knowledge

Topic

: The Insect Investigator

Focused skill

: Language Arts

Integrated skill

: Listening

Content Standard

: 4.1 By the end of the 6-year primary schooling, pupils will be able to
enjoy and appreciate rhymes, poems and songs.

Learning Standards

: 4.1.1 Able to enjoy jazz chants, poems and songs through non-verbal
response
: 4.1.2 Able to sing songs and recite jazz chants and poems with correct
stress, pronunciation, rhythm and intonation.

Objectives

: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:


1) Sing the song The Ants Go Marching with correct
pronunciation, rhythm and intonation.
2) Perform the Insects song with action.

Educational emphasis: Multiple Intelligence, Creativity and Innovation.


Moral value
: Cooperation
Teaching aids
: Textbook, laptop, projector, speaker, word cards, worksheet.

Stages /

Teaching and learning

Teaching and learning activities

Educational emphasis /
Rational / Moral value /

Estimated
time
Set
induction
(5 minutes)

Presentatio
n
(15 minutes)

Practice

content

Activity :
Ant Musical Chair

Activity :
Singing the Ants Go
Marching song.

Activity :

Teaching aids
1. Teacher sets out 6 ant shapes on
the floor in circle.
2. Teacher plays the song The Ants
Go Marching and instructs the
pupils to walk around the circle of
ants.
3. Teacher stops the music and
asks the pupils to race to their ant
shapes.
4. The student who failed to stand
on an ant shape will be
eliminated.
5. Teacher continues the game for a
couple of rounds until the last
pupil win.

Educational emphasis :
Multiple Intelligence

1. Teacher asks the pupils to open


their textbook page 112 and
reads the lyric of the song The
Ants Go Marching.
2. Teacher explains a few words on
the lyric such as marching,
parade and hopping.
3. Teacher asks the students to
listen to the song.
4. Teacher encourages pupils to
sing the song.
5. Teacher sings the song with
action and asks the pupils to
watch.
6. Teacher asks the pupils to sing
the song with action.

Educational emphasis :
Multiple Intelligence

1. Teacher pastes word cards

Teaching aids :

Teaching Aids :
The original The Ants Go
Marching song, laptop,
speaker.
Rationale :
To arouse pupils attention
and at the same time to
lead them to the topic that
they are going to learn
today.

Teaching aids :
Laptop, projector, Year 4
textbook.
Rationale :
To correct and enhance
pupils pronunciation and
to elicit response from
them about the song by
using action to express
the lyric.

(15 minutes)

Words Hunting
Word cards :
1. Parade
2. Marching
3. Grasshoppers
4. Flying
5. Stops
6. Hurrah
7. Town
8. Dragonflies
9. Hopping

Production
(20 minutes)

Activity :
Perform the Insect song
with action.

Closure
(5 minutes)

around the class.


2. Teacher explains that pupils are
going to play a Words Hunting
game.
3. Teacher plays the song and
pauses it at a certain word. Pupils
will have to find and race to the
words.
4. Teacher repeats the steps by
pausing the song at other words.

Word cards.

1. Teacher distributes lyrics of the


Insect song which is an
adaptation of the Ants Go
Marching song
2. Teacher divides pupils to two
groups.
3. Teacher asks the pupils to
integrate actions according to the
lyric of the song.
4. Teacher provides time for pupils
to practice.
5. Teacher asks the pupils to
perform the song with action in
front of their classmates

Educational emphasis :
Creativity and Innovation.

1. Teacher praises pupils for their


effort and cooperation as a team.
2. Teacher concludes the lesson.

Educational emphasis :
Multiple Intelligence
Rationale :
To enhance pupils
listening skill and at the
same time to develop
their word attack skill.

Teaching aids :
Lyric the Insect song.
Moral value :
Cooperation
Rationale :
To allow pupils to develop
their creativity and assess
their comprehension of
the lyric by showing it
through action.
Moral Value:
Cooperation
Rationale :
To inculcate the moral
value within pupils.

THE INSECTS SONG

The spiders crawl on the floor, hurrah, Hurrah!


The spiders crawl on the floor, hurrah, Hurrah!
The spiders crawl on the floor,
And everyone stops to yell Hurrah!
And they all go crawling on, around the town.

The bees are buzzing noisily, hurrah, Hurrah!


The bees are buzzing noisily, hurrah, Hurrah!
The bees are buzzing noisily,
And everyone stops to yell Hurrah!
And they all go buzzing loud, around the town.

The crickets are jumping high, hurrah, Hurrah!


The crickets are jumping high, hurrah, Hurrah!
The crickets are jumping high,
And everyone stops to yell Hurrah!
And they all go jumping high, around the town.