AOU Demo 2
To provide scan and detailed reading practice using a text about "When Is It Bad to Be 1st" in the context of methods of transportation
To provide a story telling practice in the context of accidents.
Procedure (25-35 minutes)
Greet SS. Play the video. Elicit 'accident'. Move to the slide and elicit responses such as: -transportation means/methods - safe and dangerous/unsafe
Split the board in half with 2 columns: 'safe' and 'dangerous'. Distribute the picture cards and ask SS to put them under the proper column. Allow a min. Monitor, check and correct if needed. Then distribute the word cards and ask SS to match them with the pictures. Allow a min. Monitor, check and correct if needed. Elicit and highlight the form. Then drill chorally and individually.
Refer SS to the text and ask them to scan it and underline 8 names. Allow 30 seconds for this task.SS check their answers in pairs. Then refer the SS to the answer key. Instructions: Scan the text quickly to find names. You have 30 seconds. ICQs: Are you going to read every word? Do you have to understand each line? Repeat for Q 2 to scan and circle 8 numbers.
Refer SS to the text again. Elicit the things to read when skimming. (headings, tables, subheadings, thesis statements) Ask SS to skim and: 1) answer the question in the heading. 2)think what the topic is generally about 3)what is the order of the information Allow 30 seconds for each question and elicit SS' responses.
Divide the class into groups of 4. Assign a method of transport to each S in the group. Ask SS to read the text carefully and fill in the information needed in the table. Point out that there may not be information for all of the columns. Allow 3-4 mins. Monitor. Allow SS to exchange the information orally in groups. Allow 2 mins. Monitor and assist. Ask SS to check the answers provided under their chairs.
Divide the class into groups of 3. Distribute an accident card to each group and ask them to make up a story about it. Monitor and assist if needed. Tell SS to listen to each other's stories and vote for the best one. Then ask each group to select a representative to share the story to the class. Once all stories are shared, allow a min for voting and praise the winning group.