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WELCOME

INNOVATIVE LESSON
PLAN

TO MY NANNY

ALEXNDAR PUSHKIN

S.N. TRAINING COLLEGE,


NEDUNGANDA

Name : Renjini Bhadran


Subject : English
Standard: IX
Name of the unit: Roots
Sub-unit : To My Nanny

Issue : Culture
Sub-issue : Issue related to the age.

Theme : To My Nanny is a poem by Alexander


Pushkin in which the poem mention a boy who
remembers an old lady who took care of him in
his childhood.

Curricular statement: Create an empathy


towards aged people.
Pre-requisites : The learner,

might have heard of similar


poems.

might have seen aged people.


Teaching-learning resources: Flash cards,
Course book, etc
Reference : Course book, hand book, Oxford
English Dictionary.

Informal interaction
The teacher initiates an informal interaction
with the pupils and he tries to sustain the
interst through out the class.
Entry activity
Teacher asks the pupils how many of you have
grandparents?
Do you like them?
Why do you like your grandparents?

Link talk
All of you love your grandparents.
Teacher shows a video clip.

Presentation

Today we are going to learn a new


poem about a loving grandmother and
the poem was entitled as To My
Nanny by Alexander Pushkin.

ALEXANDER PUSHKIN

Born in 1799 in Moscow.


He is Russias bard.
Considered as the founder of modern
Russian literature.

Model reading by the teacher


Teacher recites the poem with correct
pronunciation, intonation and stress.
Silent reading
Teacher asks the students to read the
poem silently.

Tracking the reading


Teacher asks the pupil to read the poem
the recently and mark the difficult words.
Explanation
Teacher explains the rhythm and pattern of
the poem and clarifies their doubts.
Teacher shows some pictures and explains
the meanings of difficult words.

Doting

Showing a lot of love

Austere

Severe and uncomfortable

Wrinkle

A small furrow or creasa in the skin.

Appreciation
Rhyme : Words which have the similar ending
sound.
Eg: Fun-Run
Wait-Hate
Imagery : What you see--- visual imagery.
eg : Wrinkled hands


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Scaffolding questions
Teacher asks some questions.
Who is the author of the poem?
Who was the poets companion
when he was a child?
Who are the character of the
poem?

Loud reading
Teacher makes the students read the
passage loudly.
Discourse construction
Why did the Nanny blame the clock?
Assignment
Write a short description about your
nanny?

Appreciation
Rhyme : Words which have the similar ending
sound.
Eg: Fun-Run
Wait-Hate
Imagery : What you see--- visual imagery.
eg : Wrinkled hands