To provide clarification of Family in the context of My personal family and Family Tree models
Procedure (45-66 minutes)
Toss the ball between class mates while saying adjectives. Receiving student says opposite and provides new word.
My Family - On screen, run a collection of My family's photos for the students and have them answer, "Who do you see?"
My Family Photo - On Screen, show a picture of my family - Elicit family names from lead in - Hand out all Lexis word cards to students - Ask students to place the cards on the board next to the correct person. (draw arrows if necessary.
Ex. 3 (Adapted) Choose correct words - Give Instructions - Hand out - Peer Check - FB
Family Tree activity - Place generic family on board - Organize "Family Tree" (connect with lines) - quick review of family members placing the lexis cards again - Give example sentances… --- "This is the girl's father." ----"This is the boy's Mother." - Distribute arrows (to students who didn't get them the first time - Have them come up and make the connection by placing arrow between two family members and say the sentence. - I place the 'S according to what the Ss say
Create the Family Tree - Show the handout and give instructions - Write the names of your family members (individually) - In pairs, introduce family and explain who each family member is - As students finish, ask early finishers to come up and put their family members names next to the board family. Then give a small presentation.
Writing sentences (x6) - List your family's names in a column on the back of the family tree - make a second column with the family names in a different order - draw arrow between names and make sentence for each. - Peer check
Write on board extended setnance with multiple possesives and see if anyone can figure out the relationship between me and the last person. Gradually make longer and longer. Ex. Who is my son's sister to me? (Daughter) Who is my son's sister's mother to me? (Wife) Who is my son's sister's mother's son to me? (son) Who is my son's sister's mother's son's father to me? (myself)