By the end of the lesson, students will have practised writing about a situation about prejudice which happened to them, or imagine one.
To practise guided writing in the context of prejudice.
Procedure (29-42 minutes)
Ask SS: When you see someone for the first time, what's the first thing you pay attention to ? Elicit from SS. They discuss for 2 minutes about the question. Pre-teach the following vocabulary: Spiky (adj) , cynical (adj), (a) wake up call prejudice
Stick 5 picture of different people around the class. Ask SS to stand up and move around the classroom to look at the pictures ( 1 min each) and describethe people, then give your opinion about each person in the picture.
Play a video of a candidate in Britains got talent. Ask SS: Were the judges respectful to her at the beginning ? Elicit from the SS Why did they judge her before listening to her voice ? Elicit
Ask SS to write about a situation where they met someone and judged him/her then after knowing him/her, they changed their mind. If SS have never faced this situation, ask them to imagine. SS stick their papers on the wall and move around the classroom to write each others writings.
Write up a mixture of correct and incorrect sentences and allow students time to correct them in their groups. If they struggle to find the mistakes, the teacher corrects them.