Our Changing World
To provide practice of vocabulary about disasters in the context of our changing world
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of our changing world and disasters
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
-Timeline with picture from the past and present including drought,population etc. will be shown to set the context of our changing world. -They are going to work in pairs to guess the context of the lesson. -A video named "Man" will be shown to generate interest in the topic. -They are going to work in pairs and share their idea about the video.
-PowerPoint Presentation about disasters will be shown -Ss will be asked to guess the word -I will drill the pronunciation so that learners know how to say it.
-Students will be given a matching exercise(definition-disasters) to check if they have understood the meaning of the words. -They will be asked to check their answers with their partners. -Answer key will be given. -SS will be given a crossword exercise about disasters to check if they have learnt the spelling. -Answer key will be shown on the board.
-Students will be given ecological dilemmas conversation questions(eg if you were dying of hunger, would you eat an endangered species? Why?) on colored paper(yellow,green,red) -They are going to throw the dice to decide the color. -They will get that paper, read the question and answer.
-Students will be given fruit names to work in groups.(4 Ss in each group) -They will be given roles. -They are going to imagine they have survived a natural disaster and waiting for rescue. -Only 2 of them can be rescued. -They need to justify why he/she should be one of the rescued people. -They all need to agree on 2 Ss. -The rescued students will be asked to go another group and tell why their partners chose them.