To provide clarification of possessive in the context of family members.
To teach positive adjectives that are used to desribe people.
To provide accuracy in speaking practice in the context of people and family.
To provide accuracy in writing practice in the context of people and family.
Procedure (28-43 minutes)
Teacher revises the vocabulary that the Sts have learned in the previous lesson. Teacher draws her own family tree including the names of her family members and what kind of people they are. T gets Sts talk about who those people are as a group.
Teacher asks the students who the people are pointing at the names on the board, showing the connections if necessary, e.g. "Who is this? Is this the teacher's mom?". T writes who they are under the names on the board. T shows the meaning of the new adjective vocabulary with the help of visual aids and makes sure all Sts understand them correctly. T gets the Sts talk about all her family members and write two-three example sentences on the board. e.g. "Mary is teacher's mother.", "She is intelligent."
Teacher asks the students to draw a family tree on their notebook as they did in the previous session, but with their names this time, underlining who they are in the family.
Teacher asks students to hand over their family trees to one of their classmates. T gets them to have a quick look on the paper and asks questions individually, e.g. "Who is your friend's mother?". T makes sure they give the correct answer, e.g. "My friend's mother is...". T corrects pronunciation and grammar mistakes orally, showing examples on the board where necessary.
Teacher shows on the board how possessive structure works by giving examples. T makes clarification on the matters that the students might have trouble with in the future.
Teacher sticks 6 pictures that they have learned in the previous lesson and write 6 names on the board. T tells the students who those items belong to and asks them to remember the information and writes one example on the board. T asks the students to write 3 sentences that they can remember. Sts check their sentences together as a group. T monitors and corrects if necessary.
Students complete 2 gap-fill activities based upon the usage of possessive. Teacher monitors. Students compare answers. Teacher checks and corrects where necessary.
Teacher highlights some good language and some errors.