Unit 8C Reading
Pre-intermediate level level
For the students to practice gist and detailed reading using a story in the context of love and mystery.
To provide clarification, review and practice of random story words in the context of mystery
For the students to practice fluency and accuracy in speaking in the context of expressing personal reading preferences.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
-T displays (slide1) containing a general question about their reading preferences. -Ss are given some time to read the question and the choices. -TT gives an example of himself in case the Ss are stuck. -Ss try to tell T about their reading preferences. -T expresses how important reading is generally. and as an impact on learning English. -T displays (slide2) asking the students what century they think the pictures were taken. -T accepts different answers given by the Ss. -T displays a part of (slide3) showing when he thinks the pictures were taken. -T explains (century / costumes) in case Ss ask.
-T displays the rest of (slide3) containing an illustration of COSTUMES. -T try to elicit the word from Ss. -Ss try to say what the word is. -T gives the word in a context. Ss try to put the word in a sentence if they wish. - T drills the word as Ss repeat after T. T reveals the word and its stress. - T displays (slides 4/5) containing other words for Ss to learn. T does the same ( all the above instructions.) -T displays (slide 6) containing the definition of a word that Ss try to guess. T gives more hints if needed. T displays a sentence with a gap or the needed word. T drills the word as Ss repeat after him/her. T writes and shows the stress of the word. -T does the same in (slides 7/8/9)
-T displays (slide10) containing a short story(part1). T gives some time to the Ss to read it and understand what is going on in the story. -T displays 4 questions regarding the short story. T tells the Ss to discuss them in pairs/groups in breakout rooms. T does that with very clear instructions and confirms if Ss understood them. -Ss discuss the questions in pairs/groups in breakout rooms. -T closes the rooms and asks the Ss to give their answers. T could display the answers(AK) in case there is no time. -Ss start to answer based on what they have read. -T displays (slide11) asking the Ss what they think is going on so far in the story before reading the second part. -Ss start expressing their thoughts. T listens to everyone. T could give Ss some examples if they needed a push.
- T displays (slide 12) containing the 2nd part of the short story. -T gives some time for the Ss to read, and then displays 4 questions about the story. -T asks the Ss to discuss them in pairs/groups in breakout rooms. T confirms that Ss understood the instructions clearly. - Ss start discussing in breakout rooms. -T closes the rooms and ask the Ss about the answers. T could display the AK in case there isn't enough time. -Ss answer as T confirms whether the answers are correct and displays the correct ones. - T displays (slide13) showing Ss question 5. Ss try to answer the question individually. T can display some suggestions in case Ss need them.
-T displays (slide15) containing some questions that T and Ss could discuss as an open discussion. -T gives Ss some time to think. T tells Ss to interview their partners.T tells the Ss that they will be telling the class about their partners (NOT THEMSELVES) -Ss start to ask their partners the questions in breakout rooms. -T listens to Ss and monitors them as they speak. -T asks the Ss about their partners.