Farouk Elzentuti Farouk Elzentuti

Writing
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson, SS learns how to write information then turn it into a short text that describes their festival.

Materials

Abc TB
Abc SB

Main Aims

  • For students to practice writing information in the context of promoting festivals.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice writing information

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

. Show a festival picture, and ask SS to guess what's that picture is about. . Pre-teach vocabulary by eliciting using the picture, SS try to answer, then show the words with their phonemic symbols. . Drill the new words. . Show pre-taught vocabs of the previous lesson and use CCQ to check for SS understanding:

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

- Ask SS to read practice1. - Show pictures, then put SS in pairs to discuss answers. - Get SS to read the text and check their answers. - Discuss answers with SS, then show answer keys.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks and to help SS structure their own writing later

- Ask SS to read true or false statements first, then ask them to read the text and check. - Students discuss answers in pairs. - Discuss answers with the class, then show answer keys. - Give SS the chance to read the text again and then match paragraphs with description. - SS share their answers with class. - Discuss answers, then show answer keys.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-Get SS to read the paragraph from the previous lesson. - Ask SS to write information about their festival using the paragraph using Padlet. - Use ICQ to check for instructions understanding. -Provide feedback on SS work. -Ask SS to write about their festival using the information they wrote on the previous task.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

-Highlight errors using Padlet to show mistakes. - Discuss common mistakes.

Extra Time task • To practice more writing incase there was time left

- Ask SS to redo Tasks 4 and 5 using real information about a local festival they usually attend.

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