The youth of the 21 st century
To provide gist, scan, detailed, inference and deduction reading practice using a text about how the world sees the youth today in the context of the youth in the 21st century
To provide review, clarification and practice of prejudiced - disciplined - threatening - unfair in the context of How the world sees young people
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in expressing opinions in the context of the youth nowadays.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
- Students will be divided into groups. - They will think of 3 first ideas that come to their minds when they hear the expression : Youth nowadays. - Students will share 2 or 3 ideas.
-In Groups, students will recieve a sheet with 7 sentences on it. - Students will think about the adjectives in bold and will list them as negative or positive. - Ask students what's the topic in common between all of the sentences.
- Students will read the text. - In pairs, Students will find a general idea for each of the 5 paragraphs. - In groups, students will look for Maggie's opinion about youth discrimonation, they will also look for words or expressions that highlight her opinion. - The class will correct the exercise.
- Students will read the text again. - in pairs, students will list 6 sentences as true or false, they will also be required to correct the false sentences. - A whole class feedback and correction.
- In groups, students will be required to write a 6 lines paragraph about their opinion about young people in their countries. They will focus on : Their behaviour at school, at home, and public places. - Students will be required to use the vocab in the adjective exercise. - Students will share their ideas.