Grade 6 level
To provide clarification and practice of verb to be in the context of the king and the pauper
To provide reading practice using a text about king Edward
Procedure (29-46 minutes)
. Put the picture of Edward and pauper on the WB and talk about the story. . Ask sts what they would do if they were Edward or Tom
. Sts read the article individually and answer the question. . Get WF
. Ask sts to look at the bold words in the text. . Put the pieces of paper on WB and tell sts to come to the board and match them. . state that we use verb to be: . to give and ask for information . with ages . with jobs . to describe weather . to talk about time and place. . elicit from sts verb to be and clarify the structure on WB.
. Sts do ex. 1 in pairs. . write the answers on WB . get WF
. sts do ex. B in pairs. . ask each pair to answer one question
. Sts do ex. C in pairs. . ask each pair to answer a question . make sure the meaning and the structure is established well
. write cards with the names of people the sts will know(classmates, people in the school, politicians, TV stars) . divide sts into two group. . give 3 cards to each group. They write 3 sentences using he's she's or negative forms. . then they a speaker from each group read them loud and the other team guesses.