Teaching practice 6
To expose SS to Wh-questions of the past simple tense in the context of history makers
To provide SS with controlled and semi-controlled practice to enhance both their fluency and accuracy of Wh-questions in the past.
Procedure (5-6 minutes)
Teacher says: 'Historical places', 'History makers' twice. Teacher invites SS to repeat the two phrases chorally after him twice. Teacher displays two pictures on the WB representing the words: 'Historical places' & 'History makers' T asks students to match them. T then display 5 images of the History Makers with different words aside like explorer/ scientist/ Musician/ President/ Artist. T provides instructions: Do you know these people? Yes You have 1 min to discuss in pairs who they are T allows some time for discussion. T elicits answers from students and find out what SS know about them. T provides instructions to students: You have 2 min to work in group of 3 to complete the quiz. T asks ICQS to make sure students understood the activity. Do you complete the quiz in group of 3? Yes SS share their answers. For the feedback T highlights the use of the past simple language.
T will ask students to stand up and make a circle. T will try to elicit from the students what’s between her hands. What is this? It’s a ball. T explains to the students the activity and gives a demo. “You are going to peel the potato and give the simple past of each of the written regular and irregular verb you will find in the paper and pass the ball to your classmate. T then will provide SS with controlled practice HO's SS will have to Gap Fill Handout in the Past simple to test their knowledge about it.