To provide product and process of writing practice an email in the context of making arrangements
To provide detailed reading practice using a text about email arrangements
Procedure (43-60 minutes)
Show an example of an email that asks for a change of plans. Ask students the following questions: What is it? What do you usually write on an email? Do we say hello at the end of an email?
Teacher ask students to discuss the sections of an email: Now let's think about what the parts of an email are. This is not a text message, this is more like a letter, so what are the parts of an email? It should begin with something, right? You need to discuss this with a partner and come up with at least three sections. You have 3 minutes. Begin!
Give the studens some time to talk to each other while helping them eliciting words or phrases.
Teach three words that students may find unfamiliar. Teacher will give the students a short exercise for the students to check three words from the text: Catch up with Cheers Instead Students answer the short task individually. Teacher quickly check the answers with the students.
Teacher show students two emails sent to the same person by two different people. T explain what they need to read and aswer some questions, then procedes to give them the time they will need to do so.
The students will be introduce to the language used when writing an email. Greetings Starting a message Closing a message Signing off A Jamboard document will be provided, and in pairs, the students will organize the phrases accordingly.
Students will work individually and will write a short email to any other student or any other person. They can use the same idea to rearrange or put off a meeting. Students will need to use the following: Greeting Starting message Closing message Signing off A Google Docs will be provided
Send the students into breakrooms where they will be doing peer check and talk about each other email, maybe they want to add a few ideas, or maybe they can change something, they can also say "I like how you wrote this because..."
Teacher gives feedback on emails via OCFB, chooses one or two emails and If time allows, students read the emails from other students and try to guess who wrote what.