Aryan kavosh Aryan kavosh

Elementary level


Abc Nothing Day Reading
Abc Ho for holiday designing
Abc TL discovery HO

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in using lexis used for describing a holiday (e.g. it's on, people celebrate" in the context of Making a holiday in their group

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about a holiday in the context of An article about nothing day


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

T write on W/b October 29 What is this day? What other holidays do you know? w/c

Reading for gist and details task (8-10 minutes) • To give students a chance to practice their reading sub-skills

'We will read a text about a holiday. What holiday? Read and find out.' Peer-check 'Match these with paragraphs.' Ss match the headings. Peer-check FB for answers.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T gives HOs to Ss. Work in pairs. 'Do the first 3' FB. It's on January 16. People go for a walk, sit in a park. Because there is a day for everything. Elicit Celebrate, Dressing like Santa, 1 day long It is 1 day long. People celebrate the birth of Jesus. Some people dress like Santa Clause. People wear a red hat, red pants and red coat like Santa.

Productive Task(s) (10-12 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

'With your group, make a holiday. What holiday do you want? Give a few examples. 'Think about it for a few minutes. Check and help until they reach a decision. 'Now fill this' 'Don't make sentences. Just short ideas' Check and tell students again as they tend to write complete sentences.

Productive task 2 (8-11 minutes) • To provide opportunity for students to practice their speaking skill in fluency

'Later, you tell your friends about your holiday.Think about what you want to say.' [2] 'Stand up. Tell others about your holiday' [8-10] Ss mingle and tell the rest of the class about their holiday. Listen for delayed correction.

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