To provide clarification and practice of Superlative adjectives in the context of The most dangerous road (places in general)
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of The most dangerous road (Places in general)
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
Teacher: T. plalys two short video clips: one about Dubai Tower (the tallest building in the world) and the other one about Bolivia Road of death (the most dangerous road in the world). T. asks Ss to watch the two videos and discuss them in pairs, and finally gets FB from them. Students: Ss will watch the videos, discuss them in pairs, and provide T. with FB.
Teacher: T. gives Ss a Quiz about different places in the world to work on quickly and then check their answers with their partners within their groups. T. then provides Ss with FB. Scripted instructions: - This is a short quiz about some places. - Choose the correct answer, please. - Check with your partner after you finish. ICQs: Will answer the quiz alone or with your group? What will yo do next? Off you go. Students: will answer the quiz alone, check in pairs then provide T. with FB.
Teacher: - T. asks Ss. different questions to focus on the TL in the previous quiz. T. What did you notice about these sentences? All of these sentences have ____________ . (T. elicits 'adjectives' from Ss and asks them to underline all the adjectives in all the sentences of the Quiz)
Teacher: - T. then gives Ss a HO and asks them to word cooperatively to answer the questions in this HO. These are the guided discovery questions. Finally, T. provides Ss with FB. - At this stage T. needs to monitor carefully and provide help only when needed. Students: Ss work in cooperatively in groups to answer the Guided Discovery questions and then provides FB to T.
Teacher: While Ss are seated in groups, T. provides each group with two different sets of adjectives in the superlative form and asks them to stick them on the class walls under the right formation rule which will be given in another set to each group. T. will ask Ss from each group to check the work of the other(s). T. will then provide Final FB. Students: Ss work on the task, check each others' work and then
Teacher: - T. divides Ss into two groups A and B and provides each one in each group with their activity (A or B). - T asks Ss to fill in the blanks with the correct form of the superlative adjective. - T asks Ss As to check together and Ss Bs to check together. and finally provides final FB. Students: Ss will work on the controlled practice, check with others and get final FB from the teacher.
Teacher: T. extends the last activity into a more communicative one. T. asks As to ask all the questions to Bs and provide them with the right answer when they make a mistake. Then Bs do the same. - During this stage T. should monitor and take notes for the DEC.