Reading lesson:The family never eats together
Elementary- Grade 6 A2 : unit 3A level
• To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about the daily life of a family in the context of daily routines
to learn how to use the adverbs of frequency in daily routines context.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
in this stage, I will show ss some pictures of daily routines e.g.(go to school- get up- have lunch. go home.....etc).elicit what are these pictures about? (ss: Daily routines) .Stick these pictures on the white board.Ask ss to work in pairs to write these routines in order in their notebooks.Tell them they have 2 m to finish the task.Ask ss: Are these routines in order?(ss.No). What are you going to do? (ss:write them in correct order).How much time ...?(2M). Then check as a whole class.
In this stage, I will ask ss to open their books on P.30.and look at the picture for 1M.and try to predict what is the text about?.elicit answers (daily life of a family/the life of a farmer,....).Before ss read the text. I will introduce the blocking vocab.e.g.(series / continue/ culture/ field); 1- elicit these words by giving their meaning ,then check ss understanding through CCQS.: (series:(noun) a set of several articles about the same subject or topic) : Is it about one article or several? / Is it about different subjects? etc. ( continue: (verb) to keep or go on doing sth. without stopping ) e.g.She continues telling the story until the kid sleeps: Does she stop telling the story? (No)/ What does she go on? (telling a story). (field: a place in the country where a farmer grow plants and keep animals) Ask ss: Is it a place in the city or the country ? What does a farmer do there? (culture: way of life or customs in a place or a country) Ask ss: Is it a way of life in a country? What does it express in a place or a country?(customs and beliefs). 2- give a correct pronunciation of each word .get ss repeat. 3- Write the form of each word on WB. /
- Tell ss to look at p.30 Ex.1a. and read the questions then work in pairs to read the text quickly and answer the questions within 3 mintues: - ask ss ICQS to make sure they understand : - Which exercise are you going to answer?*Ex 1a - Are you going to read the text first or the questions? * the questions. - how much time do you have? a Look at the pictures and answer the questions: 1- where do they work - in the city or the countryside? 2- what job do the people do? 3- Is there work easy or hard? - check answers as a class. Answers 1 in the countryside 2 they're farmers 3 it's hard
Tell ss to read again for more details and specific information.While reading the text, ask ss some questions to help ss understand it : What time do Garjan and Anjani get up every morning?/ How many hours do Garjan and Anjani work everyday? / Does Anjani have breakfast with her husband? .check as a whole class. Tell ss to work in pairs to answer Ex.c . P.30. Read the text again. Are the sentences true or false? Correct the false sentences.
In this stage, give ss worksheets with Fill in gaps Exercise to practice adverbs of frequency: Women .......... never eat with their men in India. their grandchildren .......... help them. get ss work in pairs and then check their answers. Divide the class into 3 groups of 4 ss. Then tell them to write about the good things and bad things of the Chopra's family. you have 5 minutes to finish this task. each group exchange their notes with the other to check and share ideas.