Ana Luisa Lima Ana Luisa Lima

Lesson plan Assigment 3
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will read for specific information and reading for details in the context of letting kids take more risks. A new vocabulary will be elicited in order to make the text more accessible. Students will have a debate as a speaking activity to practice the language.


Abc Answer sheet 2
Abc Answer sheet 1
Abc Text handout

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of reading for specific information and detailed in the context of letting kids take more risks.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of letting kids take risks.


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

Ensure I know the students names. Show them a picture related to the topic and ask what they think about letting kids take risks.

Pre-reading (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Elicit the new vocabulary: INCLUDE THE WORDS CCQs when appropriate. Drill/Write on the board.

Reading for specific information (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging reading for specific information

Give instructions. Give them the text and first answer sheet. Pair check/feedback.

Reading for detailed information (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading task

Give students the second answer sheet where they will answer more detailed questions. Pair check/feedback.

Follow up activity - Speaking (5-8 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to talk about the topic expand on what they've learned

Set up the speaking activity. Give them time to make notes about the debate. Conversation in pairs.

Feedback (5-8 minutes) • To provide feedback to students related to the speaking activity

Make a circle and ask them about their opinion of letting kids take risks.

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