Ana Sofia M Ana Sofia M

TP6 Writing
Upper intermediate level


Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a description of an event.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed and scan reading practice using a text about a family Christmas in the context of happy events.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. T will start by showing SS a picture of herself during Christmas. And explain that: "Christmas of 2017 is an event that made me happy because I got to be with my whole family and I saw snow for the first time." (1 min) 2. T will ask SS to talk with each other about an event that made them happy and that they have 2 min to discuss in the breakout room. (3 min) 3. T will get SS back to the main session and then ask SS to volunteer to share what their partner said. (2 min)

Exposure (9-12 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

1. T will show SS a slide with the next activity: "You're going to read the text and answer the questions related to it in pairs. You have 7 minutes." (1 min) 2. T will give SS a link and put them into breakout rooms. (7 min) 3. T will get SS back into the main session and conduct OCFB about the text. (1-2 min)

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

1. T will give SS an image with the content checklist so they can do their work. (1 min) 2. T will explain that when describing an event, their writing needs to answer those questions. (2 min) 3. T will give SS 15 minutes for SS to write the description of their event. (15 min)

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

1. T will explain to SS that they'll be working in pairs and check that their partner has included all the point from their checklist. 2. T will put SS into breakout rooms where they'll be checking each other's work and giving feedback to each other. (8 min) T will monitor while SS peer check. 3. If there's time, T will ask SS to share about their partner's writing. 4. T will say goodbye and that they'll see everyone next week at the same time.

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