Family Lesson (Possessive 's)
To introduce possessive 's in the context of families and to help SS distinguish between this and apostrophe 's in other contractions.
Listening, family vocabularies
Procedure (38-52 minutes)
-Demonstrate (The Robinsons family tree) picture. - Have SS divided into pairs trying to make sentences about the family relationship in the picture. - Elicit one sentence at least from each group. - Write the some of the produced possessive 's sentences on the W/b **Some expected sentences: Bill is Pat's husband. Max is Sally's father. Lisa is Emma's mother.
-Give SS a HO with ex1. - SS will do the ex individually, then check with their pair and give FB to T. - Get SS Attention to one sentence, elicit what dose 's mean, then elicit other sentences with contractions. - write three differente 's sentences on w/b. - SS will guess what does 's in each sentence stands for. - present ex2 which SS will do it in pairs. -T will give FB
- Hand SS the ex3 Ho. - Ask SS to do only part a then ICQ that, - SS will do the ex individually, check in pairs, then give FB on the w/b. -Ask SS to do part b on the same HO, then give FB on the w/b.
-SS will see three pics of Kate's family in ex4, they will ,in pairs, make guesses about the people in the pic as stated in part a -SS will listen to the audio file and check there answers. - The T will ask the SS to put the Pics in the correct order mentioned in the audio - part b- T will give FB - SS will do part c individually as they can remember from the audio, then check in pairs. - FB will be done by the T with the audio.
-T will hand in a family tree template to be filled with the SS. -SS will write their family members names then swap papers with their pairs. -SS will ask each other questions about the family members. Expected questions: Who is .....? Is he/she married? What is his/her job? How old is he/she?