Parts of Plants - Fruit & Vegetables
Strong A1 level
To provide clarification and review of parts of plants in the context of food, fruit and vegetables
To provide gist reading practice using a text about basic information about edible plants in the context of food
Procedure (25-35 minutes)
T introduces herself. T asks ss to put their books under their table. T explains the maracas rule (when you hear the sound, please stop what you are doing and look at me) T attaches the lesson plan on the board and gives a brief explanation (clarifying that the 4th step will be done if we still have time) T explains: "Now we will watch a video. What do you see in the video?" T gives ICQs (are we watching? yes, Are we talking? no) T plays the time lapse video T gets feedback (what did you see in the video?What was it?) T doesn't correct ss at this point.
T hangs the A3 pictures on the boards. T divides classroom into two teams. T shows cut-outs and gives the first set of instructions through modeling (We are going to play a game. First look at the words and the pictures. you have 30 seconds.) T gives the second set of instructions through modeling (Everyone get a piece. You will race to match the words with the pictures. Are you ready? 1,2,3 go!) T monitors After the race t corrects mistakes through whole class feedback. T drills each word for pronunciation. T hands out the worksheet.
T gives instructions ( I'm going to give you a reading text now. you have 2 minutes to read) ICQ: Are we writing? no, are we speaking? no, are we reading? yes ss read T observes from a distance T rings maracas to indicate time's up.
T gives instructions (take 1 and pass it on) T hands out the matching activity T shows and gives instructions(you will match the sentences. you have 2 minutes) T monitors closely. T asks students to peer-check T gives the answer key if necessary. T gives whole class feedback
T praises ss T gives instructions by showing what to do (first, I will read you sentences and then you will find the plant I'm describing and tell me) T hands out the worksheet T read, ss tell the answer T corrects pronunciation as the lesson progresses
If we have time left: -ss will come to the board and try to draw their favourite plants/fruit/vegetables (pictionary) -t plays hangman with the vocab we used -ss will get up, mingle and talk about their favourite plants/fruit/vegetables in peers/groups. -we will talk about what we've just learned Homework: ss take a piece of paper as they go out. Write their names and draw their favourite fruit/vegetable/plant.