To practice vocabulary related to stories
To practice speaking about stories (fluency)
Procedure (45-58 minutes)
Students work in groups and match pictures to story categories.
To demo, the teacher asks a couple of students what type of stories they prefer. The students then, decide, in groups, which types of stories they prefer. They have to agree on a top 3
The students look at sentences that describe stories. They decide which are positive or negative, or either. They then match these descriptions to the story categories.
The teacher monitors to check the ss' understanding of the descriptions. He/she asks CCQs to the whole class, and drills examples.
The ss work individually to complete a conversation using vocabulary that they have learned. They then check their answers in pairs.
The teacher tells a story and lets students know that they're expected to think of what category it belongs to, what kind of plot it follows, and what type of characters it centers around. They also think of the type of ending etc. After listening, they discuss their deductions in groups.