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Date : 4th April 2015 Time : 8.35am-9.05am

Topic : Looking For The Rain God Venue : Classroom (4 Elite)

(Literature)


OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

1. Explain the short story briefly.

2. Select and paste the correct pictures according to the sequence of the events

accordingly.

3. Transfer a small part of the events from the short story into a dialogue form and act

out the scenes in front of the class.

4. Answer the selected questions based on the different elements in the short story.

5. Match the right sentences to the moral values correctly.
TEACHING AIDS

1. Handout 1 : Summary of the short story.

2. Pictures on the events of the short story.

3. Mahjong paper : Descriptions of the events

4. Flash cards : Descriptions on the role play.

5. Handmade board : Wheel Of Fortune

6. Handout 2 : Homework on the moral values.

PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

1. Students had read the entire story entitled “Looking for the Rain God”.

2. Students had been taught about the meaning and plot of the short story in previous

class.


3. Students know how to skim and scan through the short story to look for information.

4. Students have the knowledge and skills of simple role – playing.


DELIVERY

Content


Comprehension/Skills

● A short story entitled “ Looking For A Rain God ”.

● A brief summary of the plot of the short story.

- About a drought which lasted for 7 years on the lands of

Botswana in 1958. The crops are ruined and starvation

becomes widespread.

- Mokgobja’s family prepares the land for planting when

there is a little rain. However, the rain suddenly stops.

People had very little food to eat. The women become

hysterical.

- Mokgobja remembers an ancient rain – making ceremony,

where children are sacrificed to the rain God. In

desperation, they kill the two children but still no rain.

- When they return to the village, the villagers suspect

something was amiss. Soon, the two men are arrested

and sentenced to death.


● Sequence of events of the short story.

- Teacher pastes the description of the events on the

white board and students need to identify correct

pictures according to the events.


● Role play

- Transferring text into dialogue and acting out the scenes

in front of the class.

● Wheel Of Fortune

- Students will be playing the game according to the rules

of Wheel Of Fortune.

- Students will answer the selected questions based

on the different elements in the short story.




- Reading and

understanding text
- Reading and speaking

- Understanding the

plot of the short

story

- Identifying correct

sequence and the plot

of the story

- Speaking and acting

- Transferring and

creating dialogue

- Creativity

- Thinking skills

- Speaking skills






Teacher-Student Activities

Notes


Set Induction

● Teacher asks students about the importance of water in

human’s life. Then, teacher proposes that the lesson of

the day is related with water, a short story entitled

“ Looking For A Rain God ”.
Activity 1

● Teacher distributes handout 1 which consists of a brief

summary of the short story to the students. Then, teacher

asks the students to read the summary silently. After that,

teacher gives brief explanation of the given summary as the

students had already been asked to read the full version of

the short story at home.
Activity 2

● Teacher pastes mahjong paper with the descriptions of the

events happened in the story written on it. Then, teacher

gives flash cards of the pictures from the events randomly

to the students. Teacher asks students to identify the correct

pictures and paste them next to the correct description of

events on the mahjong paper to see whether they are able to

identify the plot of the story accordingly. After that, teacher

explains the events briefly to the students.

Activity 3

● Teacher divides the class into two groups and asks them to

name their groups. Then, teacher gives each group a card

with two different situations which happened in the short

story.

Example : Before the children’s death and after the


children’s death.

Teacher asks them to read the extracts quietly in their

groups. They are required to transfer the extracts from

text into a dialogue form using their own creativity. After

that, teacher asks each group to act out the scene in front

of the class.


Activity 4

● Teacher conducts a game “ Wheel Of Fortune ”to test

students’ understanding on the content of the short story.

Students will be playing the game according to the rules of

“ Wheel Of Fortune ”. Students will answer the selected

questions based on the different elements in the short story.



3 minutes

4 minutes

Handout 1 :

Summary of the

short story

( Individual work )

7 minutes

Pictures on the events of the short story.

Mahjong paper : Descriptions of the event

( Individual work )

7 minutes

Manila cards

( Group work )

7 minutes

Handmade board :

Wheel Of Fortune

( Group work )




CLOSING

Teacher ends the lesson of the day by reviewing the plot of the story. Teacher asks the students a few questions about the drought, as well as, before and after the children’s death.


HOMEWORK

Teacher distributes handout 2 which consists of questions on moral values. Students are required to match the right sentence to the moral values correctly.


Date of submission : 5th April 2007

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