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Lesson Plan TP8 - Grammar (Family) - Sonia
Elementary level


In this lesson, Ss learn and practice using subject and object pronouns in the context of family through guided discovery based on various speaking activities. They will start by eliciting and drilling, followed by an opinion dictation as a guided practice, and the Tell Us About game as a freer practice.


Abc board
Abc photo
Abc PPT slide(s)
Abc Tell Us About Board+dice
Abc Pronoun cards
Abc Blank notes
Abc Handouts

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of Subject Pronouns and Object Pronouns in the context of family

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Telling about oneself in the context of family


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

- Ss will be invited to guess who the boy is. - They will respond to the question 'What do you want to know about him?' by working in pairs to think of a couple of questions to be asked. - T elicits two questions from each group. Then, she displays a brief introduction about the boy. - Discussing the highlighted items to introduce the lesson's topic.

Test #1 (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

- Each group of ss will work on a set of cards that are displayed in one side of the classroom by classifying them where they were originally displayed according to the drawn table on the board. - They will all gather to check their work. - Discussing in their groups three questions about pronouns. - Working in groups on a MC activity to check understanding. - Groups exchange their work, and finally compare it to the answer key.

Teach (5-6 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

- Drilling sentences and questions extracted from the previous task. - Writing them down and relying on them to eventually fill in the two-column table with the pronouns and the proper explanation about them. - Distributing the handouts to ss.

Test #2 (6-8 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

- Opinion dictation: Each s will write about the best thing a family member does to him/her. - T collects notes and invites ss to fill with the dictated sentences in an I like when or I don't like when table. - Ss stand up to express their opinions and account for them to a chosen partner.

Free practice (15-16 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- Ss will gather in one group to get engaged in the Tell Us About game-like activity. - Teacher monitors the activity and records few made errors to be corrected in a delayed way.

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