Reading & Vocabulary Lesson - Technology
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about technology in the context of modern communication
To provide review and practice of vocabulary in the context of modern communication
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
I will put up a few images on the OH of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, coffee shops, wifi etc. I will then ask the students the following questions: 1. What is the first thing you do when you wake up? 2. How many times a day do you look at your phone? 3. How many times a day do you check Facebook/Instagram? 4. Do you have wifi at work or at home? We will discuss these questions and brainstormed around the idea.
I will elicit, concept check, drill, WB, and then drill the following words that could pose problems in the text: 1. Viruses 2. Hacker 3. Access the internet 4. Million and Billion 5. Wifi Hotspot 6. Online account I will use some images to assist with my elicitation
Prediction Stage Ss to work in pairs and try answer the multiple choice questions using their background knowledge, or guesses. Feedback given through discussion and WB. Any confusion of numbers can be addressed at this stage. Gist Task Ss to read the article and circle the correct word. I will ask Ss to underline the part of the text that shows the answers to assist with FB later. Check answers as a class
Ss to read the article for a second time and match the sentence halves. They should match the beginnings of the sentences A to the endings of sentences B. I will give Ss enough time to read the text in detail. 5 minutes. Ss to check their answers in pairs followed by checking as a class. Feedback and correction on the WB
Give the Ss time to read through a list of questions. I will ask them if they have any doubts about the meaning of the words or phrases in bold. If the Ss have doubts, i will ask questions about the context to make the meaning clearer. Students to then work in pairs and take turns answering the questions. I will circulate and monitor for interesting answers and possible DEC on the WB.
Ss to work in pairs or small groups to discuss the article, more particularly what they found most interesting. During feedback, found out what the class thought was most interesting. Discuss DEC on the WB.