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Elif's TP7 Lesson Plan
Elementary level


Abc Handout

Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a review in the context of movie/TV series

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of movie/TV-related words in the context of movie review writing
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion/exchanging ideas in the context of writing movie reviews


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

T asks students "Do you watch TV? Do you watch movies? What kind of movies/TV series do you watch?" T writes down movie/TV series on the board and asks what comes to their minds. (brainstorming). T elicits answers and writes down some answers.

Exposure through Reading (7-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in writing task through reading

T says "Now, ... is my favorite movie and I wrote a review about it. What is a review?" T writes review on the board asks the meaning and elicits pronunciation. T continues "Now, please read the review and answer the questions here." T monitors. When they finish, T asks them do pair check. T elicits answers from the students.

Task on Layout/Format (5-7 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice the layout and format for the productive writing task.

T continues "Now please read again and find the answers in the paragraphs. Write the paragraphs number. You have 3 mins." T monitors. Students pair check before whole class feedback.

Task on Vocabulary (5-7 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T says "Now please look at C. Complete the sentences with words in the text. You have 4 minutes." T monitors. Students pair check before checking all together

Writing Task (9-11 minutes) • To enable students writing an informal review in the context of movies

T says "Now, please think about your favorite movie/TV series. Write a review about your favorite movie." T shows the guideline and the layout of the writing on the board. (it's also on their handout.) T says "Please use phrases and sentences from useful language box." T monitors and helps if needed.

Post- Writing Activity (5-8 minutes) • To enable students reflect upon each others' writings and having feedback on language.

T says "Now please swap your papers and read each others' writings. Comment on the movie review and nicely correct the mistakes you see." T walks around and takes notes of the language errors. T writes them down on the board. T also writes down good use of language. T monitors and gives feedback.

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