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Presentation on theme: " THE SERMON AT BENARES  LESSON PLAN  TIME:35MINUTE."— Presentation transcript:


2 General Objectives 1.To create a interest in English language. 2.Encourage the students for read literature in English language. 3.To use the various kinds of technique for enrich the vocabulary. 4.To make English prose enjoyable to the students.

3 Specific objectives 1.To create the spiritual approach in the minds of the students. 2.To encourage the students for reading the Biography of Spiritual persons in English. 3.To enable the students for reading and writing in English language.

4 Previous Knowledge Testing 1.What is the name of local deity of your village? 2. Which God or Goddess do you worship? 3. In Which religion Do you believe ? 4.Can you tell the name of any other religion ? 5.Do you know something about (Siddhartha) Gautama Buddha ?

5 Announcement of the Topic


7 Introduction of the Topic Siddhartha Gautama began his life(563B.C-483B.C ).He was son of Suddhodana and his mother was queen Mahamaya. His birth anniversary holiday is called Budh Purnima. In hiduism Gautama is regarding as the ninth avatar of Vishnu, who would one day become known as Buddha ("enlightened one" or "the awakened").The Buddha preached his first sermon at the city of Benares.

8 Gautama Buddha(563B.C-483B.C) began life as a prince named Siddhartha Gautama, in northern India. At twelve,he was sent away for schooling in the Hindu Sacred Scriptures and for years later he returned home to marry a princess. They had a son and lived for ten years as befitted royalty. At about the age of twenty five,the prince heretofore shielding from the sufferings of the world while out hunting chanced upon a sick man then an aged man,then a funeral procession and finally a monk begging for alms. These sights so moved him that he at once became a beggar and went out in to the world to seek enlightenment concerning the sorrows he had witnessed. He wandered for seven years and finally sat down under a fig tree, where he vowed to stay until enlightenment came. Enlightened after seven days he renamed the tree the Bo Tree (Tree of wisdom) and began to teach and to share his new understandings.The Buddha preached his first sermon at the city of Benares, most holy of the dipping places on the River Ganges.

9 Group No1.  When was Gautama Buddha born ?  Where did Buddha preached his first sermon?  -----Group-A  How many years he wandered?  Give the same meanings of Holy. ---B  What name was given by the Buddha to the Fig tree?  Find out the opposite word of the happiness.--C

10 Division of Class into groups Group 1 :- Search/meanings of words from dictionary. Scuffling of feet – Noisy dragging movement of feet. Rough – Rude in behavior. Twisted – Bent Caked with – covered with. Contrary – Opposite to that Group 2 :- Search noun, verb, adjectives. Group 3 :- Comprehension passage questions. What was the number of their classroom Where does Wanda sit? Why does she sit in the last row? Who are the main character in this paragraph? Where does Wanda live

11 Accomplishment of task by students. The leader of all the groups will provide their list of responses and the same will be displayed on the Blackboard by the teacher. The teacher will explain and whole class will pronounce subsequently- All the students will write the work done by other groups.

12 Home Assignment:- Collect pictures of different designs from newspaper and magazines. Tell your brothers sisters and friends not to make fun of others even when they are different in anyway. Try to find out on the world map where America and Poland situated.


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