Adel Adel

Upper-Inter level


In this lesson the students are going to encounter two different texts about people who survived in various situations. The idea of the lesson is to focus on the close reading skill and let the students talk about their different survival stories.


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a survival situation
  • To provide scan reading practice using a text about survival

Subsidiary Aims

  • learn how to interact with different situations and events, how to build up a plan.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-T greets Ss and elicits from students what they would do if they were in the middle of the forest and lost. -Ss give their different ways that they would handle it or ideas they heard about it.

prediction (5-6 minutes) • To prepare Ss for the reading.

-T asks Ss to work in groups and come up with a list of ideas about survival and what they expect. -Ss will be given some time in breakout rooms to come up with their list.

Reading practice (1),(2) (8-10 minutes) • To have the Ss practice the text on a deeper level.

-T will show two different texts about people -Ss will read the text silently and solve some verbs choices on the two texts without answering immediately. -T shows follow-up by showing the Ss more information about the two text

Error correction (3-5 minutes) • To give students feedback about their answers

-T takes notes about the students interactions, speaking and how they are solving the questions. -T elicit to Ss how to use the correct words and structures.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T ask the Ss to give different examples about how people would survive in different situation: If you are stuck in an elevator, if you are in the middle of the desert, if a lion is following you etc. -Ss one by one answer the question by giving different examples and how to deal with it.

Flexi Stage (5-7 minutes) • To provide an additional speaking for fluency activity in case the class ends early

-T gives the students more ideas to talk more about survival.

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