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TP 2 -Reading-Daily routines
Elementary level


In this lesson, Ss will focus on receptive skills of reading and sub skill gist reading. They will also be introduced to daily routines vocab to help them through out the reading text.The context of the lesson is based on an actor's life.The lesson will start by asking Ss about their daily life routines. This followed by matching pics with verbs and phrases of a daily routines. After that, T will draw the Ss interest by focusing them on pictures of the reading to elicit some vocab. Finally, there are some controlled exercises through sentences of T/F, and of correcting the false statements.


Abc PPT picture of Sam Dane

Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about an actor's life in the context of daily routines.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of Verbs and phrases of daily routines.
  • To provide a review of language used for times of the day.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will show some pics about daily routines and elicit the meaning of each. After that, write " Daily Routine" on the board, and ask Ss to discuss in pairs " What do you do everyday?" T-S task feedback by eliciting few answers.

Pre-reading (vocabulary of times of the day) (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading

T will give Ss HO to match the vocab with the times of day. T will make columns on the WB and early finisher Ss get to the WB to write their answers. the FB will be as WC.

Pre- reading activity 1 (3-6 minutes) • To create interest in the topic of the text using visuals

T will show a picture of the actor Sam Dane and the place where he works to elicit some vocab using PPT. T will also ask the Ss " Do think an actor's life is exciting & why?". T will also ask Ss in groups of 4 to guess what an actor's daily routine is like. T will ask Ss for general FB.

Gist reading (1-2 minutes) • To let Ss get a general idea about the context

T will give them a question " Is the life of films actors difficult or easy?", the T will give them a minute to skim the text to find the answer. FB will be

Detailed reading (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading

T will hand out an activity, Ss will scan the text silently and individually to decide which sentences are T/F. T will ask them to check their answers in pairs. Then they will rewrite the false sentences so they are true. FB for T/F will be written on the board by the T eliciting them from the Ss. FB on correcting the false sentences will be by the WC write the true ones on the board.

Post-Reading (1-3 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

T will ask them about their opinion on the reading " Are you surprised about an actor's life?", "Is it exciting?"

To introduce vocab of (daily routines vocab) (5-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible with daily routines vocab

T will give Ss HO to match the pictures with verbs & phrases about daily routines. T will ask them to work individually. Then in pairs they check their answers. Finally, T will ask them to unfold their paper individually to see the correct answers. T will also drill some of the target language especially the unclear ones and check the meaning as well as the pronunciation.

If-Time Activity 1 (3-5 minutes) • To ensure their knowledge about times sequence for daily routines

T will give Ss HO to put the sentences in the correct order. Ss will do the task in pairs. T will ask Ss in 3 groups to write answers on the board as FB.

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