Families with all boys or all girls.
To provide gist, detailed and deduction reading practice using a text about two families with all boys or all girls in the context of family
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of family
Procedure (38-49 minutes)
- T arranges the seating of 2 groups of 4 before the lesson starts -T gives a brief description of her own family profile. -T gives instructions "try to find someone in your group who belongs to an all-girls family or an all-boys family and ask him/her about how does this affect his / her family" -T discusses the results with sts.
T chests the HO (matching activity of some vocabulary) T gives instructions " match these adjectives with the right definitions. work with your partner. you have 3 mins" T projects the answer key T checks their understaning of some words. T asks sts about" which of these adjectives describe girls and which ones describe boys"
T projects two pictures of two families. T asks questions. "what is special about the families? ( all sons/ all daughters)" "what do they like to do? ( girls like horse riding/ boys like football)
T chests a HO ( of an introduction to sons and daughters) T gives instructions "read the introduction individually and quickly and then with your group discuss what is this introduction about?" you have 4 mins T elicits general idea from each group.
Reading for detail: 1. T gives each group HO of two different texts with their questions. T gives instructions "read the text individually and then go through these questions together by noting down the answers" T monitors,help students with any blocking vocabs and give the answer key to the first group to finish and discuss the feedback with each group alone. Reading for deduction: T gives instructions. "turn the paper. read the swap text individually again. answer these questions together. note down the answers". T monitors and help students with any blocking vocabularies and provide them with the answer key. do some kind of discussion with each group.
-T re-group students into A/B pairs. "stand up" -T asks them to exchange information about their family in closed pairs by answerting all questions. -T reminds them to refer to their notes and answer the questions in their own way. -T monitors and writes down any common errors to eed back on a later stage. -T asks some students to share with the her what they have known about the other family.