Modern Icons (2)
To provide process and product writing practice of a Biography in the context of Modern icons
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of Modern icons
Procedure (40-53 minutes)
T asks how many sts have a Facebook account in class. T elicits answers about Facebook (how much time do they spend on FB, do they post new things everyday? why? why not? etc.) T elicits the founder of FB
Sts read a text about Mark Zuckerberg and in pairs re-write the text with the given extra information as relative clauses. T does one example. Sts check answers with another pair. T shows answers.
Sts in pairs decide to write a short biography of an interesting or successful person they know about. First, they decide the person and then they do some research about the person's life and take notes.
Sts now write four pragraphs about the chosen famous or interesting person.
Sts put their biography on the wall and sts walk around read others biography to learn about the chosen people. T gets some feedback.