Demo Lesson: All Summer in a Day
By the end of the lesson, students will have comprehended and analyzed the short story "All Summer in a Day"
• By the end of the lesson, students will have had a chance to practice speaking for fluency through predicting how Margot would react to what had happened to her.
Procedure (39-45 minutes)
- Play the "Hang Man game" on the title of the story: "All Summer in a Day". - Ask the students "How can the weather affect people's moods?" and get their responses.
- Show the pictures (on the laptop/on printed copies) one by one. Elicit: resent, frail, savor and lock. Ask CCQs, drill and write each on on the board. After that, elicit the stress and then the form (part of speech).
- Draw a spidergram on the board including: the genre, the setting, the conflict, the characters, the theme and the plot. - Tell the SS that they will watch a video about "All Summer in a Day" to find out the elements that are written on the board. - After watching the video, ask the students to write each finding on the board.
- Ask the SS to read the story carefully to answer the questions in the HO (Ask them to read the questions first) - Monitor the SS carefully while the read. - After they finish, ask them to check their answers in pairs. - After that, pass out the model answer.
- Divide the class into pair/groups (according to the number of students). - Tell the students that Margot missed watching the sun. In pairs/groups, ask The SS to discuss how Margot would react to what happened to her. - Monitor them carefully. - After they finish, provide content feedback by asking about their expectations.