Ahmad Ahmad

Our new home
Intermediate, NorthStar3, unit3 level


In this lesson , students learn about the new planet that can be our next home planet. This lesson speak about scientist's missions about mars and their family. Finally there is some new words that we should learn.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of new words to describe difficult situation by using a text about scientist's missions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about scientist's mission


Warmer/Lead-in (4-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T writs some words on board and asks ss to guess about him/her T writes on the board: scientist, mission , new planet, depression, simulate, spin, survive, and ask ss to read it. T asks which planet do you like to live after earth?

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T projects expressions: scientist's missions, depression, isolated T asks ss to repeat

Highlighting (4-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T shows some bold words on OHP T asks ss to read them

Clarification (5-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T shows bold words with related pic T asks ss to tell relation between pics and words in their mind T shows pronunciation of words T shows full meaning of words

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T asks ss to write one sentence for new words

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