Beginners (Kids) level
To provide fluency speaking practice singing in the context of animal farm
To provide review of animals vocabulary
Procedure (71 minutes)
Ask Ss to play the instruction game. Sit down, stand up, turn around, jump, run, stomp, skip, stop. Write instructions on WB. Let Ss do the action by indicating them on WB. Play and sing the "Hello song", mime and gesture are important.
Show Ss the Farmer picture. Elicit Farmer and what a farmer does. He has a lot of animals. His name is Old MacDonald, he is a farmer. Show Ss animals pictures and elicit vocabulary. Chicken, cow, dog, duck, sheep.
Ask older Ss to help, they will be the leaders of each group. Divide the class into groups. Ss has to match the pictures with the correct vocabulary. FB WC.
Ss will sing a song about the farmer, Old MacDonald. T points picture on WB. T sings the song alone. HO MacDonald lyrics. Ss sing the song, first slowly then faster.
Ask Ss to write their names on a piece of paper. T writes on WB (two colours): What's your name? My name is *name and I am an *animal (previously assigned). T take pictures of each S asking What's your name? Ss will have their pictures print for next lesson. Ask Ss to mingle around and ask each other what's your name?
Help younger Ss with numbers (1-10). T writes on WB elicit from Ss. T writes on WB (two colours): How old are you? I am *age years old. Ask Ss to ask and answer each other questions.
Ask Ss to make a line in age order, they have to ask each other questions to be able to do it. Younger and louder Ss can go out to play.
Sing, mime and gesture for the Good-bye song.