Speaking: students are going to learn how to speak accusing and defending a person or an idea
Procedure (25-45 minutes)
The teacher sticks a picture of a doliphin on the white board ( presenting a nice one) and gets students to say what they think of Dolphins. He gets some feedback on the photo then asks the students (would you love to swim with dolphins?), he asks them to get in pairs and discuss that question and gets the feedback.
The teacher writes on the white board "cold-blooded killers" and tries to elicit the meaning from students (sticks a photo of a dolphins trying to attach a human) then asks students to disucss their ideas in pairs and he breifly gets the feedback.
The teachers introduces the article to the students and asks them to read it quickly while think of the answer of the question " how is the description of Doliphins in the article different from your description?" after reading the artcile the students get in pairs to discuss the difference between their former ideas and the ideas the artcile suggests.
The teacher tries to elicit the meaning of the word "accusation" and makes sure they understand it well before he asks them to read the article again and underline the accusations articulated against the dolphins in that article. after students finish reading the teachers gets students in pairs to compare their ideas then gets the feedback on the article.
The teacher asks the students "do you agree with the accusations in the article?" if time they may get in pairs and discuss their answers and feedback
The teachers tells the students they are going to read another article that responds to the first one. he asks to read to answer the question "Does this article respond to the first one?" they read and the teacher asks them to discuss their answers in pairs and then get the feedback.
The teacher asks students to look at the underlined words and discussion with their partners what they think they will mean. The teacher elicit the meaning of the vocabulary from students and drills
The teachers asks students to read the article once again and in their groups discuss the question "How many accusations does this article respond to" the students read and find the answer, then the teacher gets the feedback
The teacher Divides the class into two groups and writes on the board names of two animals cats and dogs and ask group one to brainstorm accusations for cats and defend for dogs while the other group will have to do quite the opposite then afterwards they all walk around and practice the Language