Fairy tales - Reading
To provide gist and deduction reading practice using a text about Aladdin in the context of fairy tales
To provide fluency speaking practice in a disscussion in the context of wishes and fairy tales
Procedure (41-49 minutes)
The T will set the context by putting pictures on the WB of different fairy tales and asking them: tell me the name of this type of stories.
The T will ask the Ss: How many fairy tales have you seen? What is your favorite? Then the T will say that her favorite is Aladdin and ask if they remember it. After that, the Ss will sit in groups and the T will ask them to write down as much as they remember about Aladdin, only words or phrases. They will have 2 min to do that. There will be a WCFB.
Base on the previous activity the T will decide if this stage is necessary or not. The T will try to elicit the following words: Genie Master Wish If the T can elicit the words, she will present the first two using pictures. For the last two, she will clarify meaning with definitions and examples. After each word there will be some CCQs to clarify meaning. Genie CCQs: Is it real? - No Does it have magic powers? -Yes Does it live in a lamp? -Yes Master Does he have magic powers? -No Can he ask for what he wants? -Yes Does the Genie have to do what he says? -Yes Wish Do you want it? -Yes Can you have it? -No
The T will give the Ss HO-Aladdin and tell them to read quickly and answer three questions. What part of the story is this? and Prince Ali entered Agravah Bazar on top of, what animal? They will have 3 minutes to answer those questions. Peer checking and then WCFB.
The T will give them HO-Details and ask them to please read the text again and answer the questions in the HO-Details. They will have 10 minutes to do it. Peer checking And then WCFB
The T will ask them to discuss with their partners this questions: If you were Aladdin, what would you wish for? What would your three wishes be? Would you free the Genie? They will have 3 minutes to do that. Then, there will be a delayed error correction on the WB.
The T will give them a piece of paper with different names from Aladdin, they have to find the person with the same name of the paper and that will be their partner. The T will say: Sit with your partner and with these pictures create your own story. It can be your own story, not Aladdin story. You can take notes if you want. Then each group will tell their story to another group. They will have 5 minutes for that.
During the speaking activity the T will monitor and take notes of the mistakes and also of the good phrases she hears. After the activity the T will do a error focused FB on the WB with at least four sentences, three mistakes and one good one. In case there is still time the T will do a couple more sentences. For this activity the T will write the sentences on the board and ask the Ss to give the correct answer on the WB.