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My Body
Beginner level


In this lesson, students will read and act out a story. The lesson starts with a song about the body parts. The students listen to the song and revise the body parts they learnt in the previous lesson. This is followed by a pre-teaching activity where students learn about the feelings words. After the pre-teaching activity, the students listen to the story and put the pictures in the correct order. Finally, there is some controlled practice via a final role play activity.


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Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, students will have read and acted out a picture strip story.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of feeling words in the context of my body


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The students are going to listen to a song about the body parts and feelings as a warmer. They are going to show their body parts in a happy, sad and angry way.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To introduce the new words and prepare students for the story

Pre-teach "I am happy." "I am sad." "I am scared." "I am hungry." "I am tired." Use pictures and your gestures to introduce the words. Put the pictures on the board and have the students repeat the words. Then the students match the pictures with the expressions.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the story

Show the first picture of the story to the students and ask where Alex, Katie, Squek and Pip. "What are they doing? "Are they happy, tired, scared...?"

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To prepare ss for the more meaningful controlled practice.To practise listening for specific information.

In this stage, the students listen to the story and put the pictures in the correct order. First, pick a strong students and demonstrate the activity. Then divide the class into two groups and give a set of cards to each group to listen and put the pictures in order. Give whole class feedback, show the correct order on the board.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Divide the class into five groups and assign a role to each group. Give one character flashcard to one child in each group. Read the story speech bubbles on the Pupil's Book page. Point to each group and join in miming and saying their parts. The children act out their parts either with or without their books, depending on how confident and familiar they are with this episode.

Controlled Practice (3-4 minutes) • To have ss complete the sentences according to the pictures

SS look at the pictures of Pinocchio and write the missing words. Then the ss come to the board and complete the missing words

Less Controlled Practice (4-5 minutes) • to have students create their own "monsters" (If time allows)

Tell ss to draw a monster. Students will decide how many legs, eyes or hand their monster wil have. Then they will come to the board and introduce their monsters. Do not forget to demonstrate the activity for the students.

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