Yasser Mustafa Yasser Mustafa

Reading
elementary level

Description

In this lesson, students are going to learn about The London Eye. The lesson starts with some pictures of similar places including a picture of The London Eye. Students are going to practice reading skills in this lesson. They are going to read for specific information. They are going to find the meaning of some words. At the end of the lesson, they are going to design a guidebook for a famous place which is similar to The London Eye.

Materials

Abc pictures for famous high places
Abc Guided writing handout
Abc handout

Main Aims

  • To provide scan reading practice using a text about a guidebook in the context of famous high places

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of famous high places
  • To provide product writing practice of a a guidebook in the context of famous high places

Procedure

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

1-Teacher shows the students some pictures of high places. 2-Teacher lets students discuss these pictures. 3-Teacher encourages them to talk about their experiences in these places. 4-Teacher mentions his own experience. 5-Teacher shows the picture of The London Eye. 6-Students predict that the lesson will be about that place. 7-Teacher shows the picture of a capsule. 8-Elicit the meaning from the students.

Reading for specific information (10-12 minutes) • To scan the text for specific information

1-Teacher sets the task saying " Look at the picture and the text" Read the questions first, and then read the text to find the answers. 2-Teacher monitors and offers help. 3-Teacher takes notes of mistakes. 4-Teacher gives feedback discussing the difficult questions.

While-Reading2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading

1-Teacher sets the task asking students to read again to match the highlighted words with their expressions. 2-Students try to find the meaning of the highlighted words through the context. 3-Teacher monitors and offers help. 4-Teacher takes notes. 5-teacher focus on some errors to be corrected in the feedback.

Post-Reading1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned in a speaking task

1-Teacher sets the task asking students to work in pairs to talk about the London Eye. 2-Students should give reasons. 3-Teacher helps students by giving a model sentence. 4-Teacher monitors and offers help. 5-Teacher takes notes. 6-In the feedback teacher use some of the students' production to focus on.

Post-Reading2 • To write a guidebook extract about a similar place they might go.

1-Teacher sets the task saying (We will have a competition). 2- Teacher gives clear instructions: 1-Make to groups. 2-Each group will write about a certain high place. 3-Don't mention the place name. 4-After finishing writing, Stick your guidebook on the wall. Teacher asks the groups to move around to read each other writing. students are going to guess the name of the place and then they gather to try to convince each other about the best place to visit. *Teacher monitors and takes notes of errors to be corrected in the delayed feedback. *Teacher correct mistakes on the board. *Teacher asks two questions for content and language feedback.

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