INNOVATIVE LESSON PLAN
Name of the Student teacher : Jasmine. S. Roy Class : IX
Name of the Supervising teacher: Dr. Mini. P Time : 45mins
Subject : English
Unit : III
Name of the unit : Tales of Toil
Issue : Lack of human resource development
Lack of cohesive universal vision
Sub issue : Dignity of labour
Values, attitudes to be kept work places
“The Resignation” by Munshi Premchand depicts the life of a clerk, Lala
Fatehchand and the series of mistreatment suffered by him under his Saheb.
The first part of the story depicts the physical appearance of Fatehchand as
well as his daily routine. It also tells the psychological weakness of
Glare , Reprimand, frown, epitome, exaggeration, sunken
Facts and Concepts
The physical and mental picture of Fatehchand is narrated vividly.
a) The learner reads and enjoys short stories
b) Reads and analyses literary texts and identifies the theme
c) Understands the meaning of new words in suitable contexts
d) Develops self reading habits.
e) To think and evaluate critically the issues related to human resource
development and to develop proper skills and attitudes needed for the
development of human resource.
a) The learner have read short stories or watched films where
employees are abused by employers.
b) They are aware of the concept of dignity of labour.
Teaching Learning Resources
Audio visual aids ( Powerpoint presentation, video clips)
New Oxford Dictionary
Teacher’s handbook ( class IX)
Classroom interaction procedure Expected learner response
The teacher communicates informally
with students to create rapport with them.
Teacher shows some powerpoint slides
with famous quotes on dignity of labour
and presents different type of labourers
and their labour. Then teacher asks
questions based on each slide.
a) What does the first collage depicts?
b) What does the second collage
Teacher then shows a video clip narrating
about the condition of sewermen and their
position and status in the society.
Teacher makes them aware of the concept
of dignity of labour by sharing her views
on the topic.
Now the teacher leads them to the short
story “ The Resignation” (B.B) and
introduces the writer showing his picture
Microprocessing of the input
A nurse caring a patient,a
porter carrying luggages, a
sewerman cleaning sewage
hole, a farmer with his
A rickshaw driver carrying a
passenger, a woodcutter
cutting logs of wood,
sweepers sweeping the floor,
The teacher reads the play aloud with
correct pronunciation, stress and voice
Teacher asks the learners to read
Teacher asks the learners to track their
reading by marking √/?/!
Sharing with pair/peer
Teacher now asks them to share their
findings with their counterparts.
Sitting in groups
Teacher asks the learners to sit in groups
and discuss their understanding with the
Glossary reference with the help of the
The teacher helps the learners to refer the
glossary and find out the meaning of
difficult words and provides them with
situation and teaching aids to get the right
meaning of the word.
Teacher shows picture slides to give clues
to different words and make the students
arrive at its meaning by themselves with
the use of powerpoint presentation.
Learners listen carefully
Learners track while reading.
Learners share their findings
Learners discuss in groups.
Students understand difficult
Megaphoning the doubts
Teacher goes to each group and
megaphones a doubt to the entire class and
helps them to understand correctly.
What is the job of lala fatehchand ?
Was Fatehchand looking young?
Describe the physical appearance of Lala
Describe the daily routine of Fatehchand
Is he interested in entertainment or arts?
Finding answers to the questions
Teachers helps the students to find out
answers to various questions in the
Reading aloud by the learner
The teacher makes the learner to read the
passage aloud one by one with correct
pronounciation, stress and voice
Write a profile of Munshi Premchand.
Teacher asks the learners to write down the
Salt and pepper hair, poor
eyesight, pale complexion,
sunken cheeks, back was
Fatehchand goes to office at
9am and returns home at
6pm.He has no contacts with
the outside world. He was no
concerned with religion nor
He had no interest in arts,
cinema or in sports.
Students find answers
Learners read aloud
Learners write discourse
Teacher asks the learners to sit in groups
and share their points and refine their
Presentation and editing
Teacher directs each group to present their
points. Teacher helps the learners to edit it.
Teacher presents her version of the
discourse. Learners make necessary
corrections in their writings.
Learners refine discourse in
Learners present their
Write a speech on the topic “Dignity of labour”