To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about what music would you play to an alien? in the context of music
To provide clarification of musical instruments, musicians in the context of music
To provide in the context of music
Procedure (28-42 minutes)
teacher plays/show some very short pieces of music or songs (classic, pop, etc.) then teacher asks the students -What was a song or piece of music that you remember hearing and liking when you were a child? -Where did you first hear it? -How old were you? -Why did you like it?
students will hear some instruments and musicians to match with the words
teacher will give the students the reading text and ask them to read the title and answer the question -why did the writer choose this article? students have three minutes to do the task. ICQs: Are you going to read the text with partners? no, Are you going to the text alone? yes
teacher gives the students some words or phrases and asks the students to scan the reading and find their meanings. they will do the task alone then they can check their answers with partners. finally, teacher gives them the answers. ICQs: Are you going to work with partners? no Are you going to work alone? yes
teacher gives the students three words (whir, hum, clacking) to guess their meaning from the context. they can work with partners. CCQs: Are you going to work alone? no Are you going to work with a partner? yes
teacher gives sentences about the pieces of music or artists and asks them to find the reason for each sentence why they are mentioned in the reading text. students can work with a partner to do the task. after the task teacher will give the answers. ICQs: Are you going to work alone? no Are you going to work in pairs? yes
teacher gives the students some questions to talk with partners about music to personalize the following questions: - do you have a favorite ....? - do you play a musical instrument? - have you ever ...? - concert?