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Writing a descriptive paragraph lesson plan pdf

Topic: writing a descriptive paragraph

Duration: 55min

Level: Beginners

Competencies :

By the end of this session, students should be able to:
• Use a diagram to write a descriptive paragraph
• Evaluate the paragraph using a checklist

Warm-up: (5 min)

  1. Teacher greets Ss
  2. Ss are asked to figure out the odd-one-out
  3. Road – building – fantastic – text
  4. Ss discuss the use of adjectives
  5. Teacher introduces the lesson of writing a descriptive paragraph

Pre-writing
(15 min)

  1. Teacher provides Ss with a paragraph
  2. Ss read quickly the paragraph and Teacher explains some key words
  3. Teacher asks students to elicit the adjective that were used in the paragraph for description

While-writing
(20 min)

  1. Teacher asks the students to categorise the adjectives into certain groups: height, build, physical, moral, size, color….
  2. Teacher ask students to think of a gifted or famous person or actor, and ask them to describe him or her physically and morally using some learnt adjectives in separate sentences

Post-writing: (20min)

  1. Students use the adjectives they have learnt to write a descriptive paragraph about the person they have chosen already
  2. Teacher monitors and helps
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