Mouad Mouad

Unit 5 - Reading : Boomerang Kids
Upper-Intermediate level


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Abc Headway 5th Edition,Upper Intermediate,Student's Book

Main Aims

  • By the end of this lesson,the students will familiar with this social issue and the vicabulary pertinent to it,by activities where they will read for gist and specific information.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Another aim of this lesson is to get the students more fluent in spoken english


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

-T shows two pictures in the context of the lesson. -T does a quick poll of who lives with his family. -T asks "when do young people leave home in your country?"

Pre-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

-T splits Ss into two groups,gives each group a set of vocabulary items to look over. -T then starts eliciting the words to the students,following the MPF model. -T shows the vocabulary on the screen once again,with the pictures from the lead-in,and gets the students to predicts the general topic of the text.

While-Reading #1 (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

-T shows the questions of the task on tge screen. -T shows tthe introduction to Ss,gives them time to read it in the breakout rooms. -T does feedback on content by answering the questions.

While-Reading #2 (16-18 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

-T shares the questions of the task,first. -T splits Ss into two groups,each will read about a "child" . -After returning,Ss from each group will take turn in answering the questions. -T monitors Ss as they briefly compare the kids. -T shares a second set of question,then tasks each group to read about the parent of the child they read about earlier.

Post-Reading (6-8 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

-T monitors the discussion,by asking questions and guiding through the process

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