To provide review of gerunds in the context of happiness
To provide review of verbs to express feelings in the context of happiness
Procedure (46-59 minutes)
Teacher will show SLIDE 1. T will elicit and then write on the white board "sailing, hiking, reading, drinking" from the pictures. T will then pose the question to the students, "What's your idea of happiness?". Sts discuss with each other the idea of happiness. T will remind sts to use gerunds to talk about their happiness.
T hands out WS 1. Sts read for specific information and answer to questions, "What makes me happy? What is happiness for me?". Sts will have 3 minutes. After reading, T will ask sts to underline all gerunds. Sts will have 1 minute. T will switch to SLIDE 2. FB: T will distribute markers to individual sts. Sts will standup and underline all the gerunds in the paragraph.
T will distribute WS 2. T will explain that there are three different types of gerunds. From the sample sentences
T will switch to SLIDE 3. Sts will peer check WS 2. T will provide answers on SLIDE 3. T will elicit
T distributes WS 3 to sts. Sts have 5 mts to complete Steps 1 and 2. T switches to SLIDE 4. Sts peer check their work. T provides answer key to Step 1 on SLIDE 4, T clarifies any form issues sts may have. T then switches to SLIDE 5 to provide answer key to Step 2, and again, provides any form issues that may arise from sts. Sts then do Step 3. Sts peer check their work. On SLIDE 4, T reveals answer key, sts check their answers, and T provides any clarification.
T divides class into groups of 3 or 4. T distributes WS 4. Sts match the statement with the definition. Groups move to another table to peer check. T switches to SLIDE 6 and shows answer key to sts.
T distributes WS 5. Sts will FIRST read the very first column. T tells students to write their answers in their column ONLY. T then asks all sts to stand up and mingle. Sts must find three other sts to match with what they do. Sts will have 5 mts. T will put music on during the speaking.