Skills Lesson/ Reading/ A text on Madonna
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about on Madonna in the context of image in a career.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a in a discussion about famous singers or bands and their careers.
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
- T comes to the middle shows a picture of Madonna and asks `do you know this person?` - T explains they will watch a short video and asks: `Who is this person?` `What is interesting about her appearance?` -T plays the video and discuss the questions with the SS. `Are there many changes in the person`s appearance?` - Does she have an interesting style? -Discuss whole class.
-T states the SS will have some vocabulary to fınd the meaning -T gives HO on the new vocabulary - SS try to do it in pairs and then check in pairs. - T monitors and take notes. - T mentions some harder words for the class and ask the meaning and let the other students correct the mistakes. - T tells the students to unfold the paper and check their answers.
- T states that the SS will find the appropriate title for the paragraphs. - Spreads HOs to SS. - SS answer individually and then check in pairs. - T monitors and ask some of the tricky questions. - SS correct each other. - T projects the answers on the powerpoint.
- T mentions some of the vocabulary the SS recently learnt. - SS forms 2 groups. - SS are given HO and each group is given 4 questions each. -First SS matches the missing parts of the sentences by using cut ups. - Then SS will try to answer the questions in groups. - 2/3 of the SS change places with the members of the other groups and explain the answer of their questions (pre-speaking exercise). - T tells the answers are outside on the walls. so group A will look at the left wall and group B will look at the right wall. They will just read the answers and come and tell the answers, the other members will do the same as much as possiible. - T spreads an answer key.
- SS sits individually. - T states that each person will think of her favourite singer or band. - SS will stand up and mingle and ask several questions about their favourite people. -Who is your favourite singer? Where was he/she born and raised? What types of clothes does she/he wear? What's her/his most favourite song? What is interesting about her? SS may add questions if they like. - T models first and let the SS mingle. - T plays an energetic song. -T monitors and motivates them.