TP 7b- Record Breakers
Elementary Level level
to practice ss' reading skills by reading for general and detailed information in the context of Record breakers.
to practice ss' speaking productive skills for fluency in the context of record breakers.
Procedure (40-50 minutes)
After greeting, the teacher introduces the topic: Record Breakers and asks if the ss know any world's records and gives example e.g. the tallest Turkish guy Sultan KÖSEN. Then, the teacher shows pictures of some interesting world's records and asks what they think about them. After that the ss talk about these pictures in pairs. " Which one is the most interesting and why?"
There are words in the text that the ss may not know e.g. bowl, chili, record breaker etc. Thus, the teacher elicits these words as a pre-teach vocabulary part. Then, they practice the form and the pronunciation of the TL respectively. Then, they have a controlled activity to practice these words individually. Then, peer check and WCFB.
Gist Reading Task: Match the world's records to the pictures. PC then WCFB. Specific information reading task: fill in the gaps with the information on the board. PC then WCFB. The teacher asks which record they think is the most interesting and surprising.
The ss have a controlled activity including the vocabulary they've learned and the detailed information from the text in pairs. Group check then WCFB.
The teacher asks Qs about the pictures on the board. " what kind of record is this? Is it unusual to you?" etc. Then, asks students to imagine a world's record for themselves. They talk about this in pairs. Then WCFB.