Past simple Tense
Grade 6 level
To provide clarification, review and practice of Paste simple Tense in the context of The Old Days
encourage communication skills
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
play vidoe ,write two questions on board : what did school look like? What games did children play in the twenties? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTYSo085AII
write the sentences elicited from the video on the board and cirle the past tense verbs .
highlight the irregular verbs in the sentences that I got from eliciting and clarify the time line on board and with hand movement.
Matching game give each group of five flash cards and they have to match basic form of the verb with the past tense form. divide board to five sections then the leader in each team and his assistant will come to hang up on board students answers,students to recheck answers together. go-went, have-had,wear-wore,stand-stood,get-got,bring-brought,buy-bought,hide-hid, catch- caught.
Activity1: Give students a sheet with six sentences and they will write the past form that fits in each sentence. 1- Girls(wear)--------- skirts and blouses to school long ago. 2- Boys(hide) ---------- in trees, they loved hide and seek game. 3- They (go) ----------- to museums on school trips in the twenties. 4- They (have) --------- no smart boards or computers in the twenties. 5- They (bring)----------- marbles to play with in school during break time in the old days. 6- students (stand) ----------- politely to listen to their teachers's instructions.
Activity 2: Students to use their mobiles to look up on line 5 irregular verbs similar to the ones they learned today. Activity 3 Students to bring out the old photos they brought about their families and to write three sentences on each picture using any irregular past tense verbs