upper intermediate level
To provide reading practices and develop their reading skills and specific information and detail in the context of history and scientific theories.
to give the students an opportunity to learn and practice new vocabulary and use them in speaking task.
Procedure (25-45 minutes)
T start the lesson with discuss some thoughts with students about theories, and then put them in pairs by giving them strips of paper with numbers in it and each S set with his peer who had the same number. T hand them Questions hand out and ask them to answer them while they watch a short video about Galileo Galilei. T do some FB about the video and the questions.
T show the students 4 images represent the four theories "Gravity - Evolution - Heliocentrism - Big Bang" Elicit The Answers from the students. give the Students the strips of paper to match each of the Theories to their definition. T do FB on that exercise.
T tell the students that they are going to read about Galileo and ask them to put the cut up he will hand them to put it in the correct order. T do FB by giving them Key answers and ask them to check their answers in pairs.
T tell the students that they will work on the next task individually and give them the hand-out T keep monitoring them After they finish T ask them to check their answers in pairs. T do FB by nominate from the students and praise them
T write on the WB the vocabulary one by one and elicit the answers from the students and when needed he do some demos and give some examples. T give them the hand out Ex4 and ask them to answer it in pairs. T do FB on WB
If there was time, T give the Ss Cut up practice from the workbook and let them work in pairs. T do FB on WB
T ask them to work in pairs to retell the story of galileo's tral in their own words T monitor by their speaking and try to stay in front of the class T do FB by nominate from the pairs and do air correction when needed.