Mustafa Mustafa

Grade 6 level


UNIT 2 - Verb to be


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of verb to be in the context of the king and the pauper

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide reading practice using a text about king Edward


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • to warm sts up for the upcoming target lamguage

. 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

reading for the gist (3-5 minutes) • for sts to improve reading skills

. Sts read the article individually and answer the question. . Get WF

Clarifying target language (7-10 minutes) • for sts to recognize verb to be

. 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.

Practice 1 (3-5 minutes) • for sts to practice different forms of verb to be

. Sts do ex. 1 in pairs. . write the answers on WB . get WF

practice 2 (4-6 minutes) • for sts to practice affirmative, negative and question forms of verb to be

. sts do ex. B in pairs. . ask each pair to answer one question

Practice 3 (4-5 minutes) • for sts to practice verb to be's different usages

. Sts do ex. C in pairs. . ask each pair to answer a question . make sure the meaning and the structure is established well

Guessing game (5-10 minutes) • for sts to produce sentences using verb to be

. 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.

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