Meet the Robinsons
To integrate reading, listening & speaking skill through family tree activity
To give Ss controlled practice of family vocab, possessive ’s & have/has got
Procedure (30-43 minutes)
Ask Ss to name family members: grandfather, grandmother, mother, father, son, daughter, brother, sister uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, cousin. Draw a word web on the board with family in the middle. Do the first one. Ask Ss to write on the board.
Show a PPt. and ask Ss to stick the words under the correct relationship.
Divide class into 2 groups. Each Ss will have a copy of the family tree. Group A will have worksheet A and Group B worksheet B. Each group will work in pairs and complete their worksheet. Monitor Ss. Peer checking - Compare with another pair in their group. Each group will check against an answer key. Take all the worksheets. Regroup Ss. 1 group A with 1 group B ( I will make number cards to handout when they are still in their original groups to ensure the new group will have AB pair) Ss ask Who's Steve's sister? Monitor closely that Ss use the TL Ss compare their family trees. T ans a few questions to do FB If time activity: Put Ss in groups of 3. Ask each group to write a sentence about the family on the board. Ss read it use for FB and pronunciation.