At the movies: Sleeping Beauty
Pre- Intermediate level
This is an integrated skills lesson practicing reading and speaking skills based on the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. By the end of the lesson students will have practiced controlled and less guided speaking practice leading into a dramatization of the story.
Sts will have been introduced to and practiced the target lexi related to the story of Sleeping Beauty. In addition they raise their awareness on noun – adjective relationships such as beauty – beautiful and practise the structure: I am giving the gift of …(noun)..so she will always be ….(adjective). To raise awareness of the use of ‘present simple’ for telling a story.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Show pictures of film posters. Elicit genres - horror, adventure, etc Drill and write on w/b. Brainstorm lexis related to films. (H/O 1).
Show the poster of a film. What kind of film is it? Elicit - romantic comedy Who are they? What happens? Sts discuss in pairs
Sts listen and check their answers.
Give questions (sts read and try to answer) Listening X 2. Sts check answers in pairs.
Give discussion questions. Sts ask questions (milling activity) H/O 2