To provide Ss with practice in reading for gist and specific information through 2 short readings about Children's definition of people and things.
To provide clarification and review of phrasal verbs about childhood, introduce grammar(relative clauses)in context of childhood and writing practice of relative clauses.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
greetings- how's your week been so far? Today's topic is -show the Ss visual of kids. Ask- what is the word for the time before we were an adult?- elicit childhood. write on W/B- childhood Ask- is it a noun or an adjective?- elicit noun. childhood- show the stress and pronun. /tʃaɪldhʊd/
Get individual students to read out the children's definitions of a mother to the class and get them to choose the one they liked best. Explain any unknown vocabulary care for= to love someone tucks you in=puts you to bed and tucks the sheets and blankets tightly under the mattress so you feel safe and secure. sit up= stay awake CCQ- does she go to sleep? yell at someone = to shout in anger CCQ are you angry when you yell at someone? tidy up, tidy away Which one did you like best ? share with your partner.
Explain the Ss - read the text about some children defining five things which are in the box. read and match them. Peer check first. w/c feedback- answer key on the wall.
Write a diagram on the W/B explaining relative clauses that, which, who. Explain subject and object relative pronouns and which one we must use / which one to leave out.
Explain handout- instructions. then give out the exercise sheets to Ss. peer check- first then answers on the W/B- nominate Ss for doing each one on W/B
Imagine that you are explaining the following thins to a 5 yr old child. Write down what you would say. In pairs. . a vet . a desert . a pet . an umbrella . a ladybug