saeid Rezaei 5th TP
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about paradise ridge in the context of dream accommodation
To provide fluency speaking practice in a group work in the context of dream home
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
The teacher will write "where you live" and then will show some pictures and elicits the words.
The handouts with ex 1 will be given to the Ss and they will have some time to do it individually and then they will discuss it in pairs and there will be WCFB. Then the teacher will ask the Ss to think and make a list of advantages and disadvantages of where they live and then they discuss it in pairs and will be followed by a feedback. Then the teacher tasks if they would like to live anywhere else and why? and will get a few ideas. Pre-teaching Vocabulary: in this part "Stay for good", "problems are shared", "vote" and "community" seem to be worth pre-teaching. This will be done in the context of a short story about the time I went backpacking with my friends and decided to stay for good in a village.
Gist reading: Ss will receive five sentences and the text. The sentences will be the first sentences of each paragraph and students will have some time to match the sentences with paragraphs by quickly going through them in groups. The teacher will write the number of paragraphs on the board and Some Ss will go and write the answers on the board. Problematic ones will be discussed in class. Detailed reading: ex 1 and ex 2 of reading will be given to the Ss and they will be asked to read the text completely this time and answer the questions. Then they will check their answers in pairs.
As a post teaching activity the teacher will write the words " region, spectacular scenery, short break, lock, founded, facilities, ownership, shortage" on the board and will ask the students to scan the text and underline these words, and think about their meaning. Then They will be divided into two groups and during a rush to the board activity the Ss will hear the meaning or definition of a word and have to run and choose the words. The teacher will then give them the answer key.
The students will discuss the disadvantages of living in Paradise Ridge in groups. after a couple of minutes a person form each group will go to the board and writes some of them. Then the disadvantages will be discussed with students. listening will be played and students will listen to different people and check if they mentioned the things they said or not.