Reading "Idols and Icons"
Intermediate class level
Help students to apply an active reading of a few mini-biographies for some celebrities who marked human history
Understand new vocabulary related to celebrities and their positive contribution within people's lives
Procedure (25-45 minutes)
T greets Ss and shows them their daily secret message (motivational funny quote) -T shows the Ss two different pictures and then ask them to discuss what are they about -Ss are given 3 minutes in breakout rooms to discuss the content of the pictures - T elicits from the Ss the answers
Task1: T shows pictures and elicits MFP for the following words: (Icon, Legend, Magnificent and Influential) using ECDWS to elicit their features from Ss Task2: T shows the picture and teh title and the text and asks students to guess what is about: T will listen to one or two Ss then move on
1T will give students 5 minutes to read the short sections of mini-biography 2T will give students 1 mn to read the questions and then send them to Zoom rooms for discussing their answers 3 Ss will compare their answers with Answer Key 4 Ss will read first the second task questions (matching activity whose celebity did what) and re read again the text then go back for break out rooms again to discuss their answers 5Ss will compare their answers with Answer Key 6 Ss will accomplish the last task (gap filling) finding out the names (the oldest, the literature icon; and the activist for Black African American struggle) 7 go back for break out rooms again to discuss their answers 8Ss will compare their answers with Answer Key
T will ask the ss to discuss if they have like by any chance of these stars or anyone else and why? T wil let students discuss their opions as a very short discussion section to reflect upon the text and connect it with ss' lives.