Anfissa Milchakova Anfissa Milchakova

23.10. Anfisa Milchakova READİNG
Upper-İntermidiate level


İn this lesson SS will focus on 'creativity' and 'exams' , how these words are connected through reading the article and practising reading skills


Abc Sb copy
Abc papers to write on
Abc answer keys
Abc visuals

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about exams and creativity in the context of education

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of creativity, nursery school, primary school, pass/fail an exam, encourage, discourage in the context of education
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a small groups discussion in the context of education, exams


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

Show pictures related to exams on the board Gesture: what is this?? (EXAMS) Elicit language from SS Ask SS to think about pros and cons of exams Make pairs Give papers to make notes on Monitore and make notes on the board Discuss notes with the class

Pre-Reading/Listening (5-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Organize creativity test SS choose one letter from English alphabet They need to write as many word starting with this letter as they can Tell SS they have only 1minute Check understanding How many seconds do you have? 60 Do you speak? no-no Do you write ? yess Give keys to the test Teacher asks what was the first part about? EXAM Second ? CREATİVİTY Write 2 words on the board ? How are they connected? Discuss with your partner

Reading for gist (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading task

Show book copy with text covered Point headings A-C Ask SS to read the heading on their own Elicit meaning of necessary evil (may be pair discussion-changıng pairs) Ask SS to open the text and to read quickly on their own and to choose the best heading for this text Change pairs again (numbers on the other side of their copies) Ask SS to compare their ideas Whole Class FB - B is the best heading

Reading for details (12-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading task

Show SS ex 2 and statements Ask SS to read the text again and to mark them T or F, if F- make True Do first as a demo SS read again and do the task Teacher monitors and help with lang if necessary Teacher makes notes of problematic lang to discuss further SS choose one small colourful paper to be divided in new pairs They compare answers in pairs After that they receive answer keys for self checking

Post-Reading Activity Pesonalisation (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned thrıugh speaking discussion

Teacher goes back to words CREATİVİTY and EXAMS on the board Teacher points to ex8- questions to think about SS works in threes and discuss questions Teacher monitors and make notes of exams of problems or good languages Then asks SS to find and correct their mistakes and drills good examples of language

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