High Intermediate/Low Advanced level
To provide specific information in the context of "Don't eat the Marshmallow!"
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a presentation in the context of success
Procedure (67-86 minutes)
T gives Ss 1 m to read about Joachim de Posada. T pairs up Ss to discuss questions in part 1 on page 41. T gives Ss 3 minutes to discuss. Feedback: T calls on one S to hear what they talked about for Q 1. T then instructs S to pick someone else in the class to answer Q 2 and so forth.
T introduces vocabulary. T pronounces words naturally, T elicits number of syllables and elicits from Ss, intonation. Ss guess the meaning from Part 2, Page 41. Feedback: Ss peer check. T provides answer key.
T gives Ss 30 seconds to read the questions that they need to answer while watching the video. Video (6:20) Feedback: Peer check, T calls on Idv Ss T may have to play video again
T plays video again, up to 1:24. Ss pick the correct options. FB: peer check, T plays video with subtitles, T provides answer key
T plays video from 1:24 to 2:47. Ss listen and complete. Feedback: Ss Peer check, T plays with subtitles, answer key
T instructs Ss to answer questions about what the marshmallow lesson was about. T divides students into pairs. One partner does evens and the other partner does odds. Ss Ind answer their questions. T may have to play the video a second time. FB: Ss share their answer with each other. T goes over possible answers.
Ss work in pairs to complete the sentences in their own words. Feedback: Each pair groups with another pair behind or beside them to share their answers. T hands each group a board marker. Each group writes a response for each up on the board. reason: this will lead into the subsidiary aim.
T writes on the board (or gives out a slip) "Learning to wait and having self discipline are key factors for success in life." T models different kinds arguments against the quote. Ss will have 3 minutes to discuss with their partner, arguments AGAINST the quote. FB: After the time is up, Ss read comments in Part 7. Ss discuss which comments they agree with.
In pairs, Ss discuss questions for 2 minutes. Ss then compare their ideas with tips in Part 10. T make have to pre-teach “tips”. FB: T shows the first 2 minutes of TED video. Ss check which techniques Joachim uses. T calls on ind Ss to check answers.
In pairs, Ss must explain the marshmallow experiment to the their partners. Ss will have 2 minutes. Ss will then explain the experiment to one other person in class. T facilitates.