Friday, 6 May 2011

Lesson Plan on Verbs

Form                          : 2D                                                                   Time : 1.10 - 1.50 p.m.
Level                          : Beginner Intermediate
Theme                        : People and Social Issues
Topic                         : Grammar Component - Verbs
Objective                   : To teach students the introduction of verbs
Learning Outcomes    : By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
                                  1) identify verbs and give examples of verbs
                                  2) use verbs appropriately
Moral Values             : Cooperation, Honest
Educational Emphasis : CCTS and MI
Language Content      : Verbs
Previous Knowledge  : Students have learned nouns.
Instructional Aids       : YES board made of manila card
References                : Shanta, R., Kurup, U. & Lorenz, S. (2003) KBSM English Form 2.
                                        Selangor: Ministry of Education Malaysia.

Instructional Activity
Learning Activity
Set Induction
  1. Teacher greets the students.
  2. Teacher lists out some of verbs on the whiteboard.
  3. Teacher then asks the students if they know what the words listed in front are called.
  4. Teacher introduces today’s topic.

  1. Students greet the teacher.

  1. Students respond to teacher’s question.
Activity 1

  1. Teacher explains the definition and the purposes of verbs.
  2. Teacher gives examples of sentences using verbs on the whiteboard.
  3. Teacher asks few students randomly to give their own examples of verbs.
  4. Teacher responds to students’ answers.
  5. Teacher asks the students to write down the definition, purposes, and the rules of verbs in their exercise books.

Activity 2

  1. After finished writing down the notes, teacher mentions they are going to play a game based on ‘BINGO’ game. Teacher asks if they are familiar with ‘BINGO’ game.
  2.  Teacher explains the rules of the game. Every group will be given opportunities to choose a number from the YES board. Teacher will read out the question. One of the group members which chose the number will have to answer the question. They are allowed to discuss in team. If the group manages to answer the question correctly, the group and the other groups also get to scratch out the number chosen from the YES boards. The scratched numbers will be written on the whiteboard. The procedure continues to the other groups.
  3. The group who manages to come out with complete YES either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally wins the game. In order to win, the group has to shout ‘YES!’ to indicate they completed the YES.
  4. Next, teacher instructs students to get themselves into four groups consists of five people in a group and distributes a YES board to every group and begins the game.
  5. When there is group shouts ‘YES!’ teacher checks the group’s YES board and declares if the group is a winner or not.
  6. If there is time, the game may continue for the next round.

  1. The chosen students give their own examples of verbs.

  1. Students write down the definition, purposes, and the rules of verbs in their exercise books.

  1. Students respond to teacher’s question.

  1. Students listen carefully to teacher’s instructions of playing the game.

  1. Students get into their groups and play the game.
  1. Teacher congratulates the winners.
  2. Teacher recapitulates the lesson by asking students what have they learnt on today’s lesson and the moral values they gained.
  3. Teacher distributes worksheets on verbs as homework.

  1. The winners thanked the teacher.
  2. Students give response to teachers’ questions.


Verbs can be divided into two categories :

1) Normal Verbs 
refer to physical actions which you can see someone is doing.

Example : 1. I eat dinner every day.
2. She talks to her cat before she brushes her teeth.

2) Non-Continuous Verbs
refer to things you cannot see someone is doing.

Abstract Verbs
to be, to want, to contain

Possession Verbs
to own, to possess, to belong

Emotional Verbs
to feel, to like, to hate, to agree

An example of YES board



Taken from here.
When you have finished answering the worksheet, you may discuss the answers 
with your English teacher.

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