Teaching Practice 8
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a narrative about organ donation in the context of a true story about 'Nicholas Green'
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of views on organ donation.
Procedure (32-49 minutes)
T will show the students a picture of 'Nicholas Green' T will tell the students that this is a special boy and let them try to guess why. T will inform the students that they are going to listen to a true story about Nicholas Green.
T will give Ss HO with gist questions based on the listening (HO 1) T will instruct the Ss to listen and answer questions while listening. T will divide the Ss into pairs after listening to compare their answers.
T will check answers from Ss. WC. T will try to elicit from Ss what organ donation is. CCQ's 'If I'm ill in hospital and I have a problem with my kidney, what can I do?" "Organ transplant" T will explain that this process is organ donation. T will try and elicit what other organs people can donate 'liver' 'heart' 'eyes' T will clarify that the decision Nicholas' parents took was to donate Nicholas' organs.
T will give Ss HO 2. T will instruct the students to listen and take notes while listening. T will ask Ss to check their answers with their partner.
T will check answers with Ss. WC. T will try and elicit what the 'Nicholas Effect' is. (Dramatic rise in percentage of people willing to become organ donors) T will try to elicit number of people who received an organ from Nicholas. (7) T will Elicit from Ss details given about people who received Nicholas' organs. (15yr old boy - weighed on 27 kilo, spent half his life in hospital, received heart - a girl 2 days from death, later got married and gave birth to a boy who she named Nicholas - blind women received corneas from Nicholas' eyes - 8yr old boy)
T will ask Ss to check their answers while listening again. FB WC
T will write the following questions on the board 'Would you become an organ donor? Why or why not? Explain' 'Who would you donate an organ to? A family member, a friend, a neighbour, a stranger? Why or why not? Explain. T will divide the Ss into small groups 3-4 students per group and ask them to discuss these questions with each other. T will monitor at this stage.
T will ask Ss if they think Nicholas' parents made the right decision. T will ask Ss if they think they could have made the same decision under the same circumstances. T will ask Ss if anyone has changed their views on organ donation after hearing Nicholas' story.