Deniz Erkan Deniz Erkan

Fruits and Vegetables
Elementary 3 year-olds level


In this lesson, students learn about four fruits and four vegetables. By the end of this lesson, students will be able to hold a conversation on which fruits and vegetables they like and do not like.


Abc Tomato, Carrot, Onion, Cucumber (one of each, and also chopped for the students)
Abc Flashcards of the Fruits and Vegetables
Abc A plastic ball
Abc Apple, Banana, Orange, Grapes (One of each, and also chopped for the students)
Abc Paper cups for salads
Abc Toothpicks to pick the food

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of basic fruits and vegetables in the context of food

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of fruits and vegetables


Warmer (10-15 minutes) • To set classroom context and engage students

Teacher greets the students. "Hello" song is played to engage the students into classroom environment. Students play a balloon game to say their names. The teacher and TA demonstrate the game first. "Hello I am Dennis." *throws the ball to the TA* - "Hello, I am Janice"

"Good Morning" Vocabulary Set (15-20 minutes) • To set lesson context and provide the target language

Good morning, Hen, Squirrel, Rabbit Teacher uses flashcards and plays the first part of the "Good Morning, Goodnight" song to introduce the new vocabulary. Each word is drilled individually and in groups. Hit the Flashcard game Vocabulary is checked once again.

Exposure to Dialogue (15-25 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming speaking task

"Good Morning, Goodnight" song is played once again to emphasize the recently learned vocabulary of 4 words. The first part of the story book is told by the teacher, and played on the smart board.

Odd-One-Out (8-10 minutes) • To provide practice in a kinaesthetic environment

After ensuring the comprehension of the morning and night animals, Teacher shows 4 flashcard on the board. Students must say the odd-one-out (e.g. hen- rabbit-BAT- squirrel).

Productive Task(s) (15-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

TA brings in the chopped fruits and toothpicks. Teacher points and asks the names of the fruits and vegetables, whoever says the name correctly, gets a piece of the food. Following the first part, students are instructed to make their own salads. After everyone finishes, teacher picks a piece of fruit/vegetable and asks the name.

Feedback and Error Correction (5-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Dialogues and the vocabulary are checked and drilled once more to ensure students' understanding. A closing song is played.

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