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A memorable night
Elementary level

Materials

Abc Student Book Hand-outs
Abc Draw on Board

Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a personal story in the context of a memorable night

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of a memorable night

Procedure

Warm-up and Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To break the ice, set lesson context and engage students

Wished the students Good Morning Ask how they are and how was their break Tell the students that this will be the last lesson with them and so it will be lite and hopefully fun Tell the students about the first time you smoked weed (redacted version to save time) and Drugs are bad, don't do it! Using the phrase "This was a night I won't forget," introduce the theme of he day's lesson, A Memorable Night....

Pre-Teach (2 minutes) • Elicit the meaning of the word.

Underline the word memorable and ask the students to tell you what it means Elicit the word Memorable (adj): Worth remembering or easily remembered, especially because of it being special or unusual. "He recalled memorable moments in his life." CCQ If you don't remember it, was it memorable? No If it mean alot to you, is it likely to be memorable? Yes

Controlled Interview (10-12 minutes) • to get students to interview each other and write their responses

State instructions: You have 2 minutes to read these questions and think of your answers Put students in Pairs Give each student a letter designation, A or B Student A will ask(interview) Student B the questions, about their memorable night When was it? where were you? Who were you with? What did you wear? Where did you go? What was the weather like? What time did you get home? Why was it a memorable night? They should swap roles, Student B ask student A the questions. Get Feedback from students. Whose night was more memorable/ fun /interesting etc.

Freer Writing (10-15 minutes) • To get students to practice free writing

State Instructions Students will write an article similar to eg. 1 (Maria Julia and Mehmet's article) They need to answer all the questions that they asked in the interview they just completed. they have 10 minutes to write the article and 5 minutes to check it The will hand it to another person or their pair to read it.

Semi-Controlled Reading (10-12 minutes) • Students get to practice reading

This is a more free reading The students take turns reading the articles of the students they exchanged with

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