TP7 - April Fool!
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about April Fools in the context of top 100 hoaxes ever.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of April Fools' jokes.
Procedure (42-46 minutes)
Give following questions to the students: 1- What affects the flavour? 2- What they do after they pick it? Say "We will watch a video. We will answer these questions while we are watching." After they watch, ask them to tell their partners about answers and check if their answers are correct. Tell them they have 1 minute.
put 4 pictures on the WB. Ask students to write 3 sentences for each picture in pairs. State that sentence must tell what joke it is about. Give them 6 minutes. Swap the pairs and ask students to tell their partners about their opinions. Give them 3 minutes.
Tell students to look at the text really quick and ask them to check if their guesses are correct. Give them a minute or so. Ask students to read the questions really quick in a minute or so. Then ask them to answer from the text. Give them 5 minutes. When they're done, tell them to check their answers in pairs. Give them a minute or two. Ask them which story they think is the funniest?
Ask students to look at the text 2. Ask them to write 3 important points about the text. Give them 2-3 minutes. When they're done, ask them to write 4 questions about the text. Give them 2-3 minutes. After they finish their questions, instruct them to ask their questions to their partners. Give 2-3 minutes for this. After they're done, give them a handout for ideas and phrases. Tell them to think about which idea they will choose to make story about and take notes. Give them 3 minutes. Ask them to look at the phrases and decide which ones they want to use. Then instruct them to tell their stories to their partners. Give them 4-5 minutes. If they finish early, swap the pairs and give them a chance to see different ideas and stories.