To provide product and process writing practice of a Diary in the context of Meeting your best friend
To provide practice of language used for Functions of sequence
Procedure (46-46 minutes)
Project some pictures of my best friend and I to generate interest in the topic and ask them if they have a best friend. Show pictures of a diary and elicit the word. Show a real diary.
Ask them to work in 2 or 3 groups to put the cut up diary in order. Then ask them to read alone the diary and in pairs answer the gist question.
Highlight the functional exponents of time and explain their sequence. Ask students to work in 2 groups and match the sentences to their appropriate sequence exponent. Then, clarify that these functional exponents can be replaced.
Ask students to close their eyes and make them imagine their past situation with their best friend. Then, ask them to write a diary about the first day they met their best friend following some questions. At the end they will stick them in the board and choose the funniest diary.
After closing the funniest diary student will stick it in the board. I will read the whole diary and get students to correct its sentences if they were wrong.