Reading: skim/gist - inferring meaning
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about living on a desert island in the context of adventure
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation to compare with a partner using most/least in the context of adventure
Procedure (38-54 minutes)
T shows a comic photo of Tom on a desert island from Tom and Jerry cartoon. 1st slide (T-Ss) : Where is Tom? ( SS probably say on a desert island). What will you do if you were Tom? What would you miss? ( discuss in pairs) (Ss-Ss) (T-Ss): Open pair class feedback - T asks some of the students what would they miss.
2nd slide: photo of pastries. T elicits from ss the word (What do you see?) if ss did not know the answer, T tells ss it starts with the letter P. probably ss say pastry or pastries. If not T provides them with the TL vocab. T conducts (FP) stress - pronunciation / drill with ss. 3rd slide: photo of a man on a desert island T elicits the word (cut off) from ss if they do not know the answer, T gives the synonym (alone) and tells ss it starts with c. If ss don't know then T moves to the next part (MFP) and M: to be away from the world. F: T writes the word on the board. P: T shows the stress on the board and drills with the class. 4th slide: photo of Tom Hanks from Castaway movie. T tries to elicit the phrase (go mad). from ss, T gives ss clue that it means (go crazy).
Instructions: match the questions to the paragraphs, read alone, read quickly and do not read word by word. ICQs: How many paragraphs are they? ss reply 7. if not T chests the HO to show them they are 7. How many questions do we have? ss reply 4 after. Do you need to read every word in each paragraph? ss reply no. then check your answer in pairs. Feedback: SS check the answer key from the gallery.
Instructions: Read alone each paragraph again slowly and put (T) (F) next to each statement. ICQs: How many sentences do we have? SS reply 6. Are you reading too fast this time? SS reply no, slow. Do you need to read word by word? SS reply yes. after they finish T allow SS to check their answers in pairs. Feedback: Gallery view.
Instructions: Check the gallery on the wall, pick five items you can/can't live without and discuss with your partner. Use the HO to write your sentences (why? - because) will help you. ICQs: Will you choose more than five items? no Will you select items you can live without only? no can and can't live without. Will you use the marker sentence "I will miss ........... the most/least" ? Yes. Feedback: T asks every student to allow them use the TL in a spoken content. CCQ: Tell us sth about your partner.