To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about The Human Camera and The Human Computer in the context of Successful Autistic People
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Summarising in the context of Two life stories
To provide review and clarification of illnesses words and collocations in the context of Ilnesses
Procedure (34-52 minutes)
Show SS the first slide and ask them to predict his illness. Show the second slide and ask them what s/he can/can't do. Ask them to discuss it with their partners. Show them the last slide with the quote " All autistic children are different from each other. All of them have different strong or weak skills.".
Ask SS look at the photo of Steohen Wiltshire and tell them he is called as the human camera. Ask what special skillhe can have. After their predictions, show the video. Do the same for Daniel Tammet. tell them he is called as the human computer. Ask what special skill he can have. After their predictions, show the video.
Give students handouts and ask them to match the underlined words with their definitions Student A and Student B have different exercises. Share the answers.
Give SS their text and ask them to list their extra ordinary skills. Ask them to share their answers with each other.
Ask SS read the questions and answer them. Remind them to underline the clues in the text. Share answer key.
Ask SS to summarise their text to each other. Ask them to check if their answers are true by asking them to change the texts.
Ask SS to share what new information they learned about Autism today. Ask them to summarise list thhese information together.