Objective: Distinguish rising and falling intonation
- We use the rising intonation for Yes-No questions.
- We use the falling intonation for WH-questions
Direction: Thumbs up after the question which has a rising intonation and thumbs down after the question which has a falling intonation.
- How does an elephant sleep?
- What did you learn from your field trip?
- Is it safe to cross the hanging bridge?
- Do plants sleep at night?
- Are you afraid of ghost?
Direction: Produce the sound of bird (tweet,tweet) for rising intonation and the sound of a frog (Kokak,Kokak) for falling intonation.
- Should we pray before meals?
- Why are the rice terraces called the stairway to heaven?
- Do plants need sunlight in order to grow?
- How was the earth formed?
- Can an alligator swim?
Direction: Choose a partner. Take turns reading the sentences. Draw arrow-Up, if the intonation is rising and arrow down, if falling.
- Did she give half of her money to the orphanage?
- Are you going to church on Sunday?
- Why are earthworms useful to plants?
- What is your favorite hobby?
- Is Chinchin coming with us?