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Week: One

Class: Basic Four

Topic: Speech Work: Reading letters written to an old Classmate, mother, an old neighbor

Structure: comparing things according to weight, size, height, distance, shape and quality

Reading: Teaching of new words comprehension

Grammar: Complete the following from the story that has just been read

Writing: Guided composition: a motor park

Dictation and spelling” Selected words from the Passage read

Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, students should be able to;

  1. To write a letter and read it properly
  2. Learn some new words and meaning
  3. Know how to use some new words in a sentence
  4. Write a good composition on some selected topics

Instructional material/Reference material: Learn Africa Basic English Language UBE edition for primary schools

Building Background /connection to prior knowledge: Students know that there is a difference in height, weight and size of objects hence the need for comparison.


Letter writing


There are two types of letters: informal and formal letters. Letters to members of our families, friends, and well-wishers are informal letters. Such letters are usually longer than formal letters. Formal letters are business letters. They are usually shorter than informal letters.

Example of formal and informal letter ……….


  1. Write a letter to your friend telling him or her about your last birthday party.
  2. State the meaning of the following words:- weight, height, size, object, shape and quality
  3. Visit a motor park around you and write a good composition about it
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