An Introductory ESL Lesson Plan on Object Pronouns

English Learners must be introduced to object pronouns at an early stage in their learning. The reason for this is that object pronouns are a major building block of basic sentences. This lesson plan on object pronouns is perfect for introducing such an important concept to your students. Keep reading to find out more about how to teach this lesson.

When to use this lesson plan on object pronouns

This lesson is perfect to use with beginner students. It is designed for introducing object pronouns to beginner students. Additionally, it is great to use as a practice or review lesson. In any case, when using this lesson students should have an understanding of how to use subject pronouns. 

What does this lesson include

This lesson includes a variety of activities that allow students to practice their current knowledge of subject pronouns. It also contains simple examples of sentences including object pronouns. As well, it has a slide to show the difference between object and subject pronouns. Finally, this lesson includes several pictures and exercises that correspond to help students understand and practice how to use object pronouns. 

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What will students do in this lesson?

This lesson plan on object pronouns is dynamic, entertaining and educational. Students will complete several exercises and activities that will help them retain new concepts and vocabulary. They will also work to match images and sentences. As well, students will be asked to fill in the blanks of sentences with the correct object pronoun. Lastly, students will work on forming sentences using the object pronouns provided. This final activity allows students to be creative but also supports retention. 

How to teach this lesson on object pronouns

Before even introducing object pronouns to students, you must review the subject pronouns that they are already familiar with. Be sure to have students use these subject pronouns in sentences so that you can check their understanding of them. You can find the Off2Class lesson on subject pronouns here.

After reviewing subject pronouns you can start introducing students to sentences with the object pronouns me, you, him, her, it, us, you and them. I suggest referring to the images as a means to display the fact that object pronouns receive actions. It is also helpful to add arrows on the slides to further enforce this concept. I also recommend providing students with examples or demonstrations if they are having difficulty grasping the role of object pronouns. In any case, as a teacher, you should provide your students with feedback and encouragement. 

By the end of the lesson, your student should be able to make sentences with object pronouns. If they are not able to do this I recommend having an honest discussion with your student(s) about what they find difficult about object pronouns. 

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