To give students practice in speaking for fluency in the context of protests.
To practice gist reading using a text about protests.
Procedure (33-42 minutes)
Ask Ss if they have ever read about protests in Turkish newspapers or seen them on TV. What were the protests about? What did the Ss feel watching/reading the news? Ask Ss to discuss it in pairs.
- Pass out HO's for SS to match words with their definitions, give them some time to answer and discuss with their group partners. - Give SS answer sheets for checking their answers. - Model and drill pronunciation of difficult words (orchid, species, valley).
- Group SS in 3 groups - Give SS HOs with article and ask them to keep them face down. - Give SS HOs with article headlines and tell them to match the arctile to the right headline while reading. Ask SS ICQs. - Check their choices quickly. - Give SS HO with discussion questions and ask them to discuss the article they have just read in their group. - Give SS answer sheets to check their answers. - Regroup SS and ask them to share news form the articles they have just read with each other.
- Pass out HOs with discussion questions. - Ask SS to discuss them in their groups and come up with their ideas for protesting, make notes if necessary. - Regroup SS again, so they can share their group ideas with other students.
- Ask SS the best ways to organize a protest and ecnourage people to join it. - Do delayed correction of SS common mistakes.