Reading Lesson about decisions
By the end of the lesson, the students will be able to use collocations about decisions in the context of an article about decisions.
To provide clarification and practice of collocations in the context of decisions
Procedure (34-47 minutes)
At first, T show a picture to elicit to word decision. The teacher asks Ss to talk about an important decision that they have made in their life. Ss is going to make a small list in 1 minute individually and they are going to discuss briefly, their list of examples in pairs. ICQs: At first, are you going to work individually? (yes) What are you going to do? (write about decisions) Are you going to share your list? (Yes)
T shows some pictures and the titles of the text without giving the text and make them do some predictions about these topics in 2 minutes. Students will discuss it in pairs and share their answers with the teacher. Are you going to write something ?(no) Are you going to talk? (Yes) How many minutes do you have? (2)
This time T gives them the article and wants them to read in 5 minutes to see how accurate of their predictions. Ss are going to read it individually and they are going to discuss in pairs. This activity was given to make them do gist reading. Are you going to write something? (No) Are you going to read it in five minutes? (Yes) Ss are going to read the article one more time. This time teacher wants them to identify all people in the article. After eliciting the answers, t gives them the correct and full answers.
In this activity, students are going to discuss the articles about decisions and they are going to choose the hardest decision and they are also going to state why.
T draws a few word clouds on the board and wants them to find the answers for the blank places. They are supposed to find the answers without looking at the text. After that t gives them small cut-outs about these words and wants them to do matching exercises about it.
T gives small cut-outs about an extract from a web forum. T asks students to fill in the blanks with the verbs which were studied a few minutes ago and they have 2 minutes to read and fill. T ask ICQs: Are you going to talk? (No) How many minutes do you have? (2 minutes)
T asks students to discuss the situations and the texts.