TP 2: HOW FAST FOOD BEGAN
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about fastfood
To provide exposure of the past simple positive and negative.
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
The lesson starts with a warmer about fast food. The teacher elicits some words related to fastfood by using pictures of fastfood companies.The teacher asks about their favourite fastfood restaurant. Then, sts try to guess what KFC stands for and who the man in the picture of KFC logo is.
Put the pre-reading pictures on the board. Elicit, concept check, drill and write the words on the board highlighting the stress. Then, they work in groups to discuss some questions about fastfood. Sts share interesting anwers with WC. CCQS "Do yo tell your secrets to everyone?" "Do you tell your secrets to one or two people?"
Sts read the text quickly and decide which of the statements is correct. ICQ " Are you going to read in 5 minutes?" " Are you going to read fast?"
The ss are regrouped and scan the text to put the events in order. First, they read the text on their own, then they compare their answers with their group mates. The teacher demonstartes how to do the activity by doing the first one. ICQ "Are you going to put them in order as 1, 2, 3...?"
Sts read the text and the questions. They compare their answers with a partner.
In pairs sts look at some sentences from the text and answer the questions about the past simple. The teacher gives another example to check for understanding asking CCQS. "I lived in Boston in 2010." "Am I in Boston now?" (No) "When did I live in Boston?" (In the past, 2010)
In pairs sts read a sentence and try to identfy the mistake and explain the reason. Later, the teacher writes an example on WB and explain the reason if she believes sts are confused. CCQ. " Do we need another past verb in negatives sentences?"
In pairs sts read the sentences about the article and make the sentences true by using the past simple negative. The teacher demonstrates the activity by doing the first sentence. ICQ. " Did he become a service station manager in 1940?"
Sts discuss good and bad things about fastfood. If time allows sts create a healthy and unhealthy food list.