The Simple Past
2nd grade level
To provide review of the past simple in the context of work
To provide product writing practice of a paragraph in the context of work
Procedure (44-58 minutes)
Put them in groups that have names
each group will be given a set of cut cards that contains sentences in the past and sentenses in the present . The students will put the cards in the right paper. they will have 5mn to order them. the correction will be found on the wb
Students will check their answers and focus on the sentences in the past . T. will ask them to find the infinitive of the verbs and find out the regular and irregular verbs. Students will find the time markers that indicate the past and try to use them in sentences of their own.
T. gives handouts that contain exercises about the past sipmle tense vs the present simple. They will do them in groups the answers will be sticked on the walls or on the board .It depends on time it takes
ask the students to get back to the sentences of the past order them to get a coherent paragraph. Ask the students to do the same with the sentences of the present . by the end of the activity the students will make the difference between people's biographies and writing about people's daily activities.