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Lesson Plan

Name of the teacher : Jikkumol.K.J Standard : VIII


Name of the school : P.T.M.V.H.S.S. Mauthoorkonam Strength : 30
Subject : English Period : 3
rd
Unit : V, Being one with Nature Duration : 45mts
Subunit : Daisys Song Date :
Issue : Issue related to agriculture.
Theme : Lack of awareness that agriculture is the back bone of civilization.
Curricular statements
The pupil,
I. Read and analyses literary text and identify the theme.
II. Get awareness about being with nature and its beauty.
III. Enjoys and appreciates the poem.
IV. Shares the mood and emotions of the poet.
V. Write answer to simple questions.
Learning out comes
The pupil,
I. Familiarizes new words like couch, lass, lullaby and its usage.
II. Gets an awareness of the central theme of the poem.



Content Analysis
Daisys Song is a beautiful poem written by John Keats, expresses his feelings and mood of emotions. The poem helps to develop creativity in
learners mind to attempt a poem.
Pre-requisites
The pupil,
Might have seen daisy flower
Have viewed many natural beauty.
Have seen elements of nature.
Learning materials
I. Black board
II. Pictures
III. Chart
IV. Laptop
Reference
I. Course book Std. VIII
II. Source book Std. VII
III. Oxford English dictionary




Class Room Process Expected Response

Informal Interaction
The teacher engages in an informal talk with the students so as to create a good rapport with them.
I. Good morning
II. How do you feel today?
III. Have you had your breakfast?


Students actively interacted with teacher.
Entry Activity
Teacher shows the picture of a flower and asks the student to identify
the picture and teacher asks certain questions like;


How many types of flower do you know?
Which flower do you like most?


Students observed the picture carefully and
they identified the picture and answered
well to the questions asked by the teacher.
Link Talk
Teacher now leads them to the poem by asking questions like,
I. What are the sounds do you hear in nature?
II. Is there any garden in your house?
III. What are the factors influencing the beauty of nature?

Then the teacher introduces the poem Daisys Song to the students.
The title of the poem and the name of the writer is written on the
black board.
Daisys song
John Keats.
Before the presentation teacher tells about the author John
Keats and shows his Photograph.

Students attentively listened to the teacher.
Students carefully grasped the title of the
poem.


The details of the author too was well
listened to by the pupil-students keenly
observed the picture shown by the teacher
with great interest.



John Keats (1795 1821) is one of the greatest Romantic
poets of English Literature. He wrote a series of odes that were
his master pieces and they still remain the most popular poems
in English literature.
Micro processing of the input
Model reading by the teacher
The teacher recites the poem two or three times aloud with correct pronunciation,
rhythm feeling and in musicality
Students listened to the reading by the
teacher with much attention.
Track reading by the pupil
Teacher ask the learners to track their reading by marking
() for what they have understand.
() for what they havent.
(!) For what they found interesting or surprising.
Students read the poem and they marked
according to the teachers instruction.
Glossary reference
Students are asked to refer the glossary to find out the meaning of difficult
words. The difficult words are,
1. Couch - /kat/ - a long comfortable seat for two or more
people to sit on. [Teacher shows the picture]






Students referred the glossary to find out the
meanings of difficult words.




2. Lass - /l/ - a girl, a young woman. [Teacher shows the picture]







3. Lullaby - /lulabaI/- a soft gentle song sung to make a child go to sleep.


Collaborative Learning
Students are asked to form groups and share their ideas in groups. Students are also
asked to write down the word in the personnel word list.


Students formed groups and shared their
ideas among themselves.

Mega phoning the doubts
Each group given opportunity raise their doubts to other groups.
Eg : Group A to Group B
What is the meaning of the word teeming grass?
Group A to Group B
The meaning of the word teeming grass is thick growth of grass.


Students megaphoned their doubts to other
group.

Facilitation by the teacher
Teacher helps to clarify the difficult areas which no groups could effectively tackle.
Teacher also explains the difficult areas.

Learners listed carefully to the further
explanations provided by the teacher.

Scaffolding questions
In order to make the content clearer, Scaffolding questions are asked to the students.
The students are asked to write down the answers.

Students answered for the scaffolding
questions asked by the teacher.



1. What do you think the poem is about?
The poem is about the beauty of nature.
2. What is the meaning of lullaby?
Lullaby means a soft gentle song sung to make a child go to sleep.
3. When the night is near, what other sounds of nature can turn one to sleep?
The sound of the nature and the sound of night.
Presentation by the pupil
Randomly students are selected from each group and they are asked to present the
answers for the scaffolding questions.

The selected students answered properly.
Language activity I
Teacher shows the picture of nature and asked the students to write a
short note about the nature.

Language activity II
Find out the rhyming scheme of the poem Daisys Song Eg: - eye I
Proud cloud



Students actively participated in the
language activity.


Assignment
1. Write an appreciation of the poem Daisys Song?