To provide product writing practice of an email in the context of zoo
To provide practice of tenses and modal verb 'must' in the context of zoo rules
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
* T starts with asking if they like animals and what animals they like. * T asks, "Where can we see animals?" "Where do we go to see different animals?" - Zoo or pet shop. * T shows a picture of a couple, Jane and John, and tells they also love animals and they spent one day with animals at the Central Park Zoo.
* T projects the first part of the story on the board. * Ss read the text, email quickly to learn about their holiday. "Now, read the text quickly in 1 minute. Are you reading everything or are you reading quickly?" * T turns off the projector, and gives Ss H/O of question prompts about the text. * Ss makes questions in correct for individually. * Ss check their questions in pairs. * WC FB for questions. * T sticks the text on the walls in two copies. Ss will be sorted into two groups. For each question, one student will go to the text and find the answer, come to the partner and say it. When the partner writes the answer, he/she will go to the text for the next question. The group finishing first is the winner. "Is only one student finding the answers? - No." * WC FB
* T writes the last sentence on the board: "We went to a zoo, Central Park Zoo and learnt about the rules there." * T underlines the word 'rules' and asks, "How do we talk about rules? What word do we need?" * Ss talk about it for 1 minute. * T asks, "Is 'must' for positive rules? - Yes." "Do we use 'mustn't' for negatives, prohibitions? - Yes." "Can you give an example of class rules, smoking for example? - You mustn't smoke in the class."
* T gives Ss the H/O of prompts to write rules. * Ss work alone for 5 minutes. Then they check in pairs. * Ss check the others' rules in 1 minute. * T says, "Now, use your rules to complete the email. Use 'and' and 'but' too." * Ss work in pairs for 3 mins. * T monitors Ss.
* Ss walks in the class to read others' paragraph. * T takes notes of some errors. * T writes some of them on the WB, and elicits the corrections from Ss.