To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about Life Stories in the context of people from the past ( John F. Kennedy and Jackie Onassis Kenedy)
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of an amazing person or a famous person they know
Procedure (29-45 minutes)
Focus ss on the pictures of Jackie O and ask questions to check if they know who she is/was. Elicit some information like: What year do you think these photos were taken? What was her job? Who is / was this man? Do you think she was rich / poor?
Write these words "death,influence,admire,president,style"on WB and tell a short paragraph about him to elicit the meaning of the words. Do you know Barış Manço? He had a very different style with long hair and different rings he wore. He had a good influence on kids with his Tv show with kids. Everybody admired him and loved him so much . Even the former President of Turkey , Bülent Ecevit gave him an award. Death of Barış Manço made all Turkey sad.
Give sts a small paragraph about Jackie O with the reading for gist task: Who are people in the photos? Were they good friends or family members? Write the questions on the WB so that sts can focus on these questions while reading.Allocate 2 minutes. When they finish Ask them to do peer check before WGFB. Find out what ss have understood.
Show sts the words in the box and ask them to fill in the gaps with these words in their Past Form. Allocate time and make them work alone. After 4 minutes , ask them to listen and chech their answers .Ask CCQs to check ss understanding: Where was she born? Was she happy in her childhood? When did she meet JFK? Did they get married?
Tell ss they will listen to the second part of the story. Make sts work in pair and give them the cut -ups. Tell them to move the cut-ups around to put them in the correct order with their partners. Play the script and monitor. Make WGFB.
Tell ss that they'll listen again and write the date/year next to the event. Demostrate the first one on the board and remind how to read years before the activity. Give a couple of examples on the board,write some dates and make sts read. Play the record again and ask them to write a date for each event Finish the activity with WGFB.
Give sts HO with scaffolding sentences to complete about someone they know with and amazing life. Give 5 mins. Get ss work in pairs and tell each other about the amazing person they know. Monitor them. WGFB and nominate one or two ss to talk about their person.