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Sad I Ams ( 40 minutes lesson)

Set Induction
1. Teacher shows a pen without ink.
2. Then, teacher asks question to the students. Q: What do we do with .......?
Why?
3. Next, introduce the poem.
While
Activity 1 (Moderate/Below)
1. Teacher recites and goes through the poem line by line.
2. T explains the difficult phrases or words. ( show pictures to explain the
words / phrases)
3. T discusses the whole of the poem. ( brief synopsis)
Activity 1 (Good)
1. Teacher recites and goes through the poem line by line.
2. T explains the difficult phrases or words. ( show pictures to explain the
words / phrases)
3. T discusses the whole of the poem. ( brief synopsis)
Post
Moderate/ Below
1. T distributes worksheet 1. (key answers)
Good
1. T distributes worksheet 1.
2. T distributes worksheet 2.
3. T asks students create a poem (of at least one stanza) entitled Happy I
ams or Sad I ams in pairs. (Homework)

Worksheet 1

Worksheet 2
Match the adjectives in column A to the nouns in column B

B
(Adjectives)

(Nouns)

1. empty

a. arm

2. unwashed

b. liquid paper

3. severed

c. Cola can

d. porridge pan

4. toothless
5. springless
6. dried-up
7. stamped

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)
)

e. stapler

f.

bulldog clip

g. addressed reply

Comprehension Exercises
Read the poem Sad I Ams and answer the questions that follow.
1. Who wrote the poem?
___________________________________________________________________________
2. How many stanzas are there in the poem?
___________________________________________________________________________
3. What is the poem mainly about?
___________________________________________________________________________
4. In stanza 1, what does the persona compare himself with?
___________________________________________________________________________
5. Why would the gum of the envelope be gone? (HOTS)
___________________________________________________________________________
6. Give the meaning of the word inert.
___________________________________________________________________________
7. From stanza 4, how can a garden become overgrown with weeds? (HOTS)
___________________________________________________________________________
8. If you think you have a piece of good advice for the persona, what would it
be? Give two pieces of advices. (HOTS)
a. Advice 1:
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
b. Advice 2:
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
9. What moral value have you learned from the poem? How would you
console a person who feels this way? (HOTS)
a. Moral value:
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
b. To console:
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________

ANSWERS

Worksheet 1 (True and False)


Adjectives)
1. T
2. F
pan
3. F
4. T
5. T
6. F
7. T
8. T
9. T
10.F

Worksheet 2 (Match
1. Cola can
2. Porridge
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

arm
stapler
Bulldog clip
Liquid paper
Addressed reply

Worksheet 1 (Word Maze)


1. Ring
2. Porridge
3. Envelope
4. Sellotape
5. Stapler
6. Liquid paper
7. Bulldog clip
8. Battery
9. Tyre
10.Carburettor

Comprehension Exercises
1. Trevor Millum.
2. 4 stanzas.
3. The poem tells about the persona feeling sad and neglected and the
things he compares himself with.
4. He compares himself with the ring of a drink can, scrapings from a
porridge pan and the broken part of a discarded toy.
5. It would be gone as they are stored for too long.

6. It means to be without motion or power.


7. It can be so if the garden is not maintained that is not mown or trimmed.
8. a) I think I will tell the persona to have positive thoughts about himself.
b) He should not feel like useless or unloved
9.

a) We should have confidence in ourselves either within or without the


home.
b) I would tell the person to go out and look around to understand society
and know that one is the builder of ones destiny.

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