lesson 1

Name: Rabia Al-Arqan
English I
Grade: One
Lesson Plan Form
Mentor Teacher : Sameera
Date Taught: 9th.Jan.2008 Time frame: 55 minutes
Title: My Body /lesson 1
Objectives: 1- Identify and name parts of the body.
2- Answer simple questions about physical appearance.
4.1 Extend, from Kindergarten, ability to participate in songs, rhymes
4.2 Identify familiar words in a stream of speech which carry key
information about a name or person, thing, number…
Activating prior knowledge:
1-Greet the students then tell them that we
Visual Aids:
are going to learn about our body parts by
drawing & singing.
Flash cards, big poster of the
human body, long stripes include a 2-Draw a body on the board, saying each
part of the body & different
body part as you draw:
letters , head & shoulder song,
a head, a neck, a shoulder, an arm, a hand,
craft paper, work sheet (25
a finger, a thumb, a leg, a knee, a foot, a
toe. Get the children to repeat the words.
Say and point to the names of the body
parts again while children point to the
Play CD using the computer
appropriate part of their bodies:
‘ Head & Shoulder song’
Show me an arm!
Introduce foot/feet in this way.
Point to a foot! Point to two feet!
Teaching Procedure:
1- Point to the body part without saying it. Children say what it is.
How many arms/legs/hands/heads/necks/feet have you got?
Children respond with the number only.
2-Play a song of ‘Head & Shoulder’ and ask the students to sing with
acting.( the students familiar with the song).
3-Introduce word cards for parts of the body: a head, a mouth, a
shoulder, an arm, a hand, a finger, a leg, a knee, a foot, toes, a toe.
4-Read the cards one by one and stick them next to the corresponding
body part on the board. Highlight use of the indefinite article and
before the noun arm. Make sure that children link the final consonant
with the vowel:
an arm, a head
Encourage the children to read the cards with me.
5-Ask questions about the initial sounds:
Which parts of the body begin with the same sound?
Whose name in our class begins with this sound?
Which numbers begin with the same sound as foot?
6-Take the word cards from the board and mix them up.
Hold them up one by one and ask the children to read the card. Then
give the card to a pair of students & ask them if they are ready to
share they could hold up their thumbs & read it aloud then decide where
to stick it.
Students Activities:
Divide the class into 4 groups, give each group different activity then
let the groups rotate the activities.
G1: match the body parts with their names.
G2: find the missing initials letters of the body part & stick it on the
G3: cut & past the parts of the body to make a complete body.
G4: Draw each one’s face then match the parts with their names.
Ask the students what do they learn today? What are the activities
they enjoy doing them?
Play a game of ‘Simon says’ using instructions as:
Simon says touch your head, Simon says touch your toes, etc.
For the homework: ask the kids to teach or play Simon Says (body
parts) with their siblings and parents.
Lesson Extension and/or Modification:
Get the children to work in small groups. Give each group a large sheet
of paper and some
marker pens.
One of the children takes off his or her shoes and socks and lies down
on the paper. The other children trace around his or her body. When
they have finished, give each group a set of word cards for parts of the
The children use the cards to label their drawing. They write the
heading: A body. Each child signs the drawing. All the drawings are
Assessment of Learning:
Students will answer the work sheet by writing the correct words in the
blanks. (The body parts names should be written on cards & put on the
board for help).
1-The Scheme of work of the High Supreme Council.
2-Some ideas are from my own experience in teaching.
The Body Parts
Worksheet (1)
Write the names of each part in the blanks:
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