Reading (April fool!)
To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about April fool in the context of April fool
To provide clarification and review of April fool in the context of Ap
Procedure (40-53 minutes)
The T shows a picture of April 1 and asks the SS "Is there something that all people do in this time?" The T tries to elicit "April fools" from the SS.
The T gives the SS a handout (HO-1) and tell the SS: "Look at pictures A-D. What do you think was the April Fool's Day joke for each picture?" Then, The T gives another handout (HO-2) and asks the SS to read the text and check their ideas.
The T gives the SS another handout (HO-3) and asks them to read the text again and answer the questions in the handout. Feedback type: WCFB. After finishing this activity the T will asks the SS: "Which story do you think is the funniest?"
The T regroup the SS and then, he gives the SS another handout (HO-4) and asks the SS to solve the activity in this handout. The T gives an example on the activity (DEMO) Feedback type: WC by asking each group about their answers.
The T shows questions on the board by the projector (1- Which TV programmes or comedians make you laugh? 2- What's the funniest film you've ever seen?) and asks the SS to talk to each other and ask each other these questions.