Mahmoud Zaki Mahmoud Zaki

Authentic Reading Material (Should I let my child take more risks?)
Intermediate level

Description

Ss read an article about the advantages of letting Ss do some risky playing. Later, they respond to the text by writing a guided opinion paragraph.

Materials

Abc opinion writing material
Abc reading for detail material
Abc skimming material
Abc Vocabulary matching material

Main Aims

  • To provide detailed and scan reading practice using an article in the context of how useful iit is to let kids do some unsupervised playing.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide guided practice of speaking and writing in the context of responding to a text

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- T shows Ss the picture to set the context. - T asks Ss to read the title of the article to predict the topic.

Pre-Reading 1 (5-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

_ T pre-teaches the vocabulary items unsupervised, cliff, self-esteem, adolescent, injury (matching activity, elicit, check, drill) _ Ss check their answers in pairs then on class level, _ Ss read the skimming questions. .

While-Reading 1 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging scanning tasks of the text

- Ss read the text for 60 seconds to check which (3) sentences are answered by the text - Ss check answers in pairs then on class level

While-Reading 2 (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading tasks

- Ss read the second reading task questions carefully. - Ss read the text for 3 minutes to do part A of the exercise. - Ss read the text again for 2 minutes to answer part B of the exercise. _ Ss check in pairs, then on class level

Post-Reading (10-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- Ss do the guided opinion writing sheet. _ Ss share and discuss their opinions _ T provides feedback on content then form

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