The perfect crimes , reading and vocabulary
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about crimes
To provide clarification of words that are used when a crime takes place in the context of the perfect crime.
Procedure (26-45 minutes)
- The teacher will tell the students ''this morning I was walking down the street and I saw a man steal a ladies bag and he ran away,did you guys hear about it ? - T will then have students think about some crimes that they heard about in Istanbul''. - The teacher gives out the handout.(appendix 1) - T will then have open class feedback
- T gives students a word meaning match activity, place students in pairs and have them match the meanings (appendix2) - T then gives students the answer sheet and students check their answers. - T then writes words on the board asks students what is the word of speech and where is the stress -Teacher gives students cut-outs and students will work in groups.(appendix3) -T will ask students when a crime takes place which would happen first for example she got arrested then he appears in court.
- T will place students in groups and they will all be given a section from the article .(appendix 4) -T will then have students answer the true/false questions then in their groups check . - T will give students an answer key.(appendix 5)
- T will give students the task of matching the ending to the correct story.(appendix 6) -Students will then have to compare their answers in groups. -Teacher will then give the answers on the board .
-T will have students mingle and find out which criminal(S) were lucky? Which criminal was clever? Do they know any other stories of crimes that went wrong? what happened ?(appendix 7)