fateme fateme

happy endings.
PI level


Abc listening track
Abc touch stone book

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about story telling in the context of bad experiences

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide process and product writing practice of a anecdotes in the context of sth went wrong


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

ask SS if they had a good year or bad year. What good things happened to them in this year? Make a list. Talk in groups of 3. 3 min.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Elicit about the reading and pictures. Elicit the meaning of the title( every cloud has a silver lining) in this part Teacher will pre teach 2 or 3 blocking words.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Skim: ask SS to read it in 2 min and find what bad things happened to them. Elicit answers. Scan: again read it and answer part c. T/F

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Detailed reading: SS will read again and retell the stories in group of 3. Language: SS will read and underline time expressions. Example: last month. SS will have a discussion if they had the same situation or not. Why? What bad things happened for them. Then SS will listen to the CD and find if the story has a happy ending or not? They will listen again and answer the questions. Listen again and take note tell one of the stories again to the other partner.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Activation : write a draft for sth that went wrong, expllalin the usage of while and when. Ask SS to complete their draft. Exchange their anecdotes and comment on each other's drafts.

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