Amr Osman Amr Osman

Teaching Practice#7
Elementary level


In this lesson, SS will be engaged in S focused reading building exercises,receptive skill development by reading for gist and reading for detail as well as deducing the meaning from the context. And then after aims are achieved, work on productive skills by writing a letter.


Abc Video
Abc Handout
Abc White Board
Abc Picture

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading and reading for detail.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing by writing a letter


Warmer (4-5 minutes) • To attract the learners attention and contextualise the topic

-Teacher will show a video about cycling -Teacher will elicit the word "Cycling" from the students

Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To engage the students with the topic and prepare them for further practice

-Teacher will set the reading activity (Tell them this text is about cycling) -Set time limit 3 minutes to read for gist -Ask students to read the text quickly and predict the title of the text -While reading teacher will show 3 choices of the titles -Teacher will ask students to discuss as a group and choose the best title for the text (1min) -Teacher will receive an open class feedback from each group separately -Teacher will say the correct answer

Pre-Reading (6-9 minutes) • To ensure that students can understand the text before they read in detail

-Teacher will show the text using OHP -Teacher ask students to guess the meaning of the highlighted words through a matching activity -Set students in pairs -Handout the matching activity -Ask them to check as a group -Show the matching task using OHP -Nominate students to the white board to answer the task

Reading for detail (10-12 minutes) • To practice the reading for detail sub-skill

-Regrouping using colored papers coding -Set students in pairs -Ask the students to read the text for detail and answer the 7 questions about it -Ask them to check their answers as a group -Handout the answer key

Producing (8-10 minutes) • To practice the writing productive skill

-Set the activity by telling the students that I'm Egyptian and i want to know which places is good for cycling in Turkey -Show the letter on the white board using OHP -Set students in pairs -Ask the students to write a letter to recommend good cycling places for using the layout on the board -Give the students some prompts ( Is cycling popular in Turkey? Where is the best city for cycling? When is the best time to go to this place? Why?

Wrap-UP (3-5 minutes) • To end up the session with a determined goal to the learners

-Ask Students to stand up and post their letters on the wall -Ask them to mingle and read each others letters -Ask them which place i should go and when and why

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