Comparatives and Superlatives in context of family relations
Procedure (35-43 minutes)
T shows a picture of a family to the class. T asks the class who is on the pictures, how are they related and what differences they can spot between the members. Ss start answering T questions, by predicting while the teacher notes it on the board. Answer could look like: Ss could name the roles of the family members, the could use term - extended family. Ss could come with ideas to the differences - he is older/the oldest, she is the youngest, etc.
T asks Ss to read the text and highlight the language that describes the differences between family members. T asks Ss to check/compare their answers in pairs. T starts asking CCQs. T asks Ss for the highlighted language that Ss wrote down. T notes their answers on the board with already prepared tables for the language form explanation.
T asks Ss to find sentences in the text that are examples to the new language. T notes Ss answers on the board, by leading them to the explanation of the new language. T asks Ss to work in pairs and compare their answers with the prepared language explanation on the board. T asks Ss for their input and starts explaining the language and matches their answers to the specific explanation. T asks for a feedback from other Ss whether they agree/disagree and why. T sets a new activity where Ss have a chance to practise the new language, Ss check their answers in pairs. T monitors. T asks Ss for their answers and let them to correct each other with an explanation given.
T asks Ss to talk about their family by using the new language. Ss work in pairs and prepare notes about their partner. T monitors Ss, helps with missing vocabulary, if necessary corrects mistakes. Ss ready to present their partner's ideas/family. T notes down the mistakes while Ss present. T reacts to every S and correct errors and provides feedback on the topic.