Salima Salima

elementary level


in this lesson, students learn more abot Steve Jobs'life ;how he was adopted and how het met his biological sister


Abc pictures / student book / flash cards

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about the life of Steve Jobs in the context of family

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a to write a short paragraph about the life and the family members a famous star in the context of family


lead-in (3-5 minutes) • to set lesson context and engage the students using pictures

intoduce the theme of the text using the pictures .

Pre-Reading (5-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

explain the blocking word using flash cards i will show them some pictures related to the family members and they will try to find each family member

skimming : gust task (8-10 minutes) • to provide students with less challinging gust reading task

to read the text quickly to get the main idea of the text i will ask the students to ready the text in order to get the main idea of the text and then ask them to write the main idea i will devide the class into five groups and each group will one paragraph and answer the question i will ask themsome icqs to check their undersanding of the questions after that i will give them handouts ,these handouts contain 5 questions each question is related to one paragraph of the text as it contains five paragraphs then i will check their answers and and give them a feedback i will write the mistakes on the board and ask them to correct the errors

While-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading. ask them three to four questions about some details in the text

i will ask them to read the text once againto pick up some specefic information such as the date of birth of Steve Jobs , his sister's name , where did he leave , is he still alive or is he dead this time students will work individually i ask them some ccqs about the task : if their going to work in pairs or individually / are they going to write douw their answers or say it orally then i will ask them to check their answers in pairs and then i will pick up their answers and correct the mistakes

While-Reading (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

i will devide the students into five groups of five students and A/B/C/D/E then each student of the same group will answer one question related to the text and they have finished all the question i wil ask the students A of each group to form a new group and B students they will form a second group untill all students gather together to check and compaire their answers collectively and back to their groups they will correct their answers with their parteners and at the end all students participate and gather the correct answers and correct them selves finially i give them a feedback and correct the mistakes on the board

Post-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

at the end of the lesson i will ask the students to write a paragraph about the a famous tv star and to give some details about his life and his family members using the blocking words that i have explain in the very begging of the lesson to check their understanding about the topic of this lesson this time the students will work individually i will also use some ccqs to check their understanding of the task are their going to use the words that we've learned in this lesson or not are they going to work individually or in pairs then i will ask them to read their paragraph i will correct the mistakes

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