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Specific Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the sub strand,  the learner should be able to:-

  1. recognise the correct use of subject-verb agreement  in sentences, 
  2. use correct subject verb agreement to construct simple sentences about activities in the home,
  3. appreciate the importance of subject- verb agreement in conversation for effective communication. 

Suggested Learning Experiences 

  • Learners construct correct sentences based on pictures showing singular and plural subjects.
  • In pairs/small groups learners construct sentences on demonstrated actions by one or more learners.
  • Learners construct sentences using displayed realia representing singular and plural subjects at home and school.
  • Learners construct sentences using singular and plural subjects at home like animals and utensils.

•     Learners listen to a story, poem or conversation  containing ‘was’ and ‘were’.

Key Inquiry  Question(s)

  1. What is Sarah holding?
  2. What are the girls holding?
  3. What was she holding? 
  4. What were they holding?

 Core Competences to be developed:  Communication and collaboration  through pair and group work to practice  correct use of subject-verb agreement,  Creativity and imagination through demonstrations and construction of sentences.

Link to PCIs: Life skills -Effective communication, Service learning and parental involvement ; ESD- Animal welfare

Links to other subjects: This is relevant to all subjects because it is useful in talking about the past, which generally occurs in all subjects.

Suggested non-formal activity to support learning:  Constructing sentences that  involve singular and plural subjects on actions that happen at home  and the surrounding environment

Suggested Learning Resources: Realia, charts, pictures/ photographs and models of  subject-verb agreement audio-visual recordings of dialogues with subject verb-subject

Link to Values: Respect, Responsibility, Unity when learners construct sentences in pairs and groups.

Suggested Community Service Learning activities: Reading to those who cannot read and sharing about the past.  

Suggested Formative Assessment Rubric

Exceeding Expectations

Learner consistently recognises and uses subject-verb agreement correctly in simple sentences.

Meeting Expectations

Learner recognises and uses subjectverb agreement correctly in simple sentences.

Approaching Expectations

Learner sometimes recognises and uses subject-verb agreement correctly in some simple sentences.

Below Expectations

Learner rarely recognises and uses subject-verb agreement correctly in simple sentences.

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By Depa

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