reading "The Masters of the Universe"
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about the masters of the world
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
The teacher leads in the lesson with a short greeting activity. The teacher asks SS to mingle and shakes hands and greet each other.At the beginning as if meeting for the first time,then as if you are very rich men/women at very expensive cocktail party...... finally as if you are meeting your boss.
The teacher starts clarifying her topic by asking SS: "If you were a billionaire, what would you change or make a difference in the world. The teacher shows SS some pictures of famous people. Starting with Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Vehbi Koc.
The teacher challenges SS in the next activity. She groups them, and gives them cut ups of the text. Each group will be having different part of the text. Then SS will gather and match the paragraphs together.
SS will work in groups. Each group will read a paragraph. Then SS will change seats and tell the other groups what they read and understand. SS will share their background about the text.
SS will be given titles for paragraphs to be matched correctly. Then the answers will be checked as a whole class work. On the same page there will be another activity. SS will answer with true and false. The SS in their groups will line up in front of the white board and be ready for the competition. The board will be divided into two columns true and false. SS will run to board after listening to the teacher's question and choose the correct answer with explanation. The faster is the winner.
SS will answer a crossword activity. They will read the definitions of specific vocabulary and find them in the text. In this stage SS show whether they understand the meanings of the words or they need eliciting.
To wrap up the lesson, the teacher asks each group to choose their master of the world,only one person,without mentioning his name. Then each group will appoint a speaker and talk about him. and the other group will figure out who the person is.