Parents and Teenagers
By the end of this lesson, students will be better able to read a text and get the gist and detailed information in the context of teenager/parents annoying habits
To provide a list of vocabulary related to house work and family gripes and clarify their meaning in the context of a reading text
Procedure (27-34 minutes)
👉The teacher shows a picture to the class and asks the students to guess what goes on in the picture and why. 👉Students are supposed to talk in groups (each table) for 1 minute and express their guesses. 👉While they are discussing the teacher picks some of the ideas and writes on the board. 👉 The teacher asks for the age of children and elicits the word teenager, followed by CCqs - how old are day? - do they go to university? - are they under 12? 👉 after eliciting the word teenager and concept checking , Ss are asked to repeat the word chorally and individually. the word is written on the board with phonetic symbols, stress and part of speech. /ˈtiːnˌeɪʤə/ (n.) countable
👉The class is divided into two groups of teenagers and parents. 👉They are asked to make a list of their groups members' problem with the opposite group (What do parents usually complain about? what about teenagers?) It is followed by som ICQs - Are going to write something? Y - Are you going to write about the problems? Y - Are you going to write complete sentences? N 👉 After 3 min. they exchange papers and tick if they agree with the idea of the opposite group. 👉 The feedback will be provided after they read the text. The teacher asks them to see if any of their ideas was mentioned in the text.
The text is handed to the students and in two minutes they have to read individually and check if any of their ideas from pre-reading task is mentioned here. if there is any tell it to their partners.
This time they have 4 minutes to read the text individually and decide if the writer of each sentence is a parent or a teenager. ICQs - Are you going to decide in pairs? N - Are you going to put P and T? Y They have 1 minute to check the answers in pairs and explain why if there is any difference.
👉The teacher gives each of the students four cards, and asks them to read the text carefully, find the words in the text and guess the meaning of each word. They have to do it in 4 minutes 👉Then students with the same cards have to check the answers together. in 2 minutes. 👉 As a feedback, the teacher shows 8 pictures , checks them with the students, followed by repetition.
👉Each student writes at least two of her/his problems. 4 min. 👉They walk around the class, read each others sentences, and decide what the two most annoying habits are. 4 min. 👉 The teacher also walks around and checks their writing, makes note on the errors. 👉 Their mistakes are written on the board and they are asked to correct them. 2min.
👉A set of matching cards are provided for playing pelmanism. 👉the instruction is given in a way that they have to turn cards two by two and match them, each student has to turn one set if correct, stick them on the board, if wrong, another student goes on.