1. Topic-
English Prose
2. Content-
'The Cherry Tree'
- by Ruskin Bond
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Students will learn to read the text aloud.
2. They will know the words and their meanings as well as the grammar from the text.
3.They will develop their own judgment about the use of language.
4. Objectives-
1.Reading aloud and silently.
2.Understanding the word-meanings.
3.Comprehending the sense.
5. Materials and Aids-
A chart and a model on the text
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Ruskin Bond's life and works.
2.Introduction to the Himalayan region as in the text.
3.A brief introduction of Rakesh and his grand father.

B. Development-

1.With the help of the model the student will be shown how a cherry tree looks.
2.The chart will show the Himalayan Foothills
3.The students will visualize the scene in front of their eyes.

C. Practice-

1.Silent reading
2.Loud reading.
3.Use of grammar.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Collect some real cherry.
2.write 6 sentences o it.
3.Do you get some lesson out of the story ?

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Sort out the nominal compounds from the text.
2.Write 5 sentences on Rakesh.
3.Briefly describe the place where Rakesh live with his Grandfather.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.What was the profession of rakesh's Grandfather ?
2.How many cherries did Rakesh buy ?
3.Why does Rakesh not live with his parents ?

G. Closure-

1.THis story will show the relation of ma and nature.
2.From this lesson the students will learn why this is important to put everything in use .
7. Evaluation-
1.WRite the story in your own language.
2.What is your assessment of Rakesh as a boy ?
8. Teacher Reflection-
This had been a very interesting lesson to read.

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