Second World War
To provide scan
To provide detailed reading practice using a text on Second World War
To provide practice of war lexis in the context of battle, treaty, occupy, troop, invasion, defeat, surrender
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of bad effects of wars , importance of peace
Procedure (35 minutes)
1.T asks what ss remember about the WW2. -Why did the war break out? -Which countries were in? -Which countries did fight together - against each other? - Allied, Axis Powers -Who won the war? T elicits or provides the answers. 2.T introduces the multimedia poster to show the important events mentioned in the text. She elicits some answers (if the students are familiar with them) or explains them briefly to guide ss in terms of background knowledge of historical information.
T gives the instruction, use the text to match the definitions and vocabulary. Don't read the text, just use it to guess the meanings of the words. T pairs ss up. She distributes worksheets in which ss are asked to match the the target vocabulary with the definitions. The text which the vocabulary is highlighted is handed out as a guide too. Ss work alone and then check their answers with their pairs. Wc feedback.
T asks ss to match the paragraphs with the titles. She keeps time limit short to avoid the detailed reading. Ss work as pairs and t monitors them. Wc feedback.
T asks ss to first read true-false statements which are mainly focused on Versailles Treaty, German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, D-ay, Potsdam Conference. Then read the text. Pair check WC feedback. T elicits the answers and asks clarifications. -Where did you find the answer. -Where is it in the text? -How did you decide that it's T or F
T asks students to talk about (as groups) -the bad effects of wars. -the importance of peace. WC feedback T asks ss to share -what they've discussed. -some brilliant-interesting things they've talked about.