By the end of the lesson, learners will have practiced the writing of a story for a magazine in the context of a life experience.
Learners will have also analyzed the structure of a text from a magazine in the context of topic.
Learners will have also been provided with a gist reading practice using a text from a magazine in the context of life experiences.
Procedure (35-44 minutes)
Instructions: Look at the sayings and answer the question! The teacher shows a Jamboard with three sayings and students discuss in breakout rooms. Learners share some of their ideas with the whole class.
Instructions: Look at the title and picture! What do you think the text will be about? Learners make their predictions. Then read and check! They have to select the best summary for the text. The teacher checks their predictions and summary selection in OCFB.
Instructions: Read the text again and answer the questions! The teacher shares a link to Google Forms. Students read the text again and select the correct answers. Students share their ideas in breakout rooms. The teacher performs OCFB to clarify the students' answers.
Instructions: Look at the highlighted words and analyze them! The teacher gives students a link to Google docs. Students work on the different tasks. Learners discuss their answers in breakout rooms. In OCFB, the teacher checks some of the answers orally and other ones using the chatbox.
Instructions: First complete the blanks with a word from the box. Then organize the events of a story! The teacher gives link to Google docs to learners. Learners work on the task independently and then are taken to breakout rooms to discuss their answers. The teacher performs OCFB to check on their answers and clarify any possible questions.
Instructions: Select one of the sayings and write an article for a magazine. Students are shown a Jamboard which is used to present the task. The teacher models the task with a student Students are given the link Google Docs link for them to write their assignments.
Learners publish their text for everyone to read (or at least to one partner) which is done through breakout rooms. The teacher conducts feedback on the task (e.g. whose story reflected more the saying?) The teacher conducts feedback on language in the Delayed Error Correction (DEC) stage.