Patrick Flaherty Patrick Flaherty

TP1 LP_Patrick Flaherty
Upper Intermediate level

Description

This is a receptive skills (reading and listening) lesson in where students will be provided with reading practice for gist and specific information within the context of, "The power of transformation."

Materials

Main Aims

  • To provide gist in the context of the power of transformation.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a reading in the context of the power of transformation.
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in conversation in the context of metamorphosis (either experienced or viewed).

Procedure

Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. First, the T will introduce himself. 2. Next, the T tells the Ss that they will be discussing two questions in breakout rooms. 3. The T will ask the Ss: "What is your interpretation of the word metamorphosis?" The T will then send the Ss to breakout rooms for 1 minute to discuss their responses. 4. Next, the T will ask the Ss to respond to the following question: "Can someone experience a metamorphosis?" The T will then send the Ss to breakout rooms for 1 minute to discuss their responses. 5. Finally, the T will first ask for Ss volunteers (or call on students if there are no volunteers) to share out their responses to each of the questions.

Pre-teach vocabulary (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- The T will cover the MFP of feisty, prestigious, allow, and roughly on a Jamboard. Students can make their own copy and follow along/fill-in for practice. MEANING CCQs: -Examples: -The T will explain to the Ss that he is going to give them an example sentence and discuss the meaning for each: -Gabriella has a feisty temper. The T will ask the Ss, Am I describing Gabriella, or am I describing her temper? What am I saying about her temper? -Harvard University is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Am I saying Harvard University is very important? How important is Harvard? -When I use the word allow in this sentence: "Tomas is allowed to go to the bathroom." Am I saying if he can do something or has permission to do something? -He won the election by roughly 52% of all of the votes cast. Did he win by exactly 52% of the votes that were cast? FORM -What are these words (feisty, prestigious, allow, and roughly)? Are they an adjective, verb, or adverb? PRONUNCIATION -Drill & Practice: T will tell Ss, "Please repeat after me." -How many syllables does this word have? (For each word) -Where is the word stress (For each word)

While (Reading Practice) Reading for Gist (7-9 minutes) • To provide students with a less challenging gist reading task

Reading for Gist: -T will tell the Ss to read the text quickly and in order to get the general idea of the text - 2 minutes - Next, the learners check the answers in pairs (via breakout rooms) before OCFB - 2 minutes OCFB - The T will meet with the Ss (Main Room) and discuss the general idea of the text with the students - 3 minutes

While (Reading Practice) Reading for Detail (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging specific information reading tasks

-T will tell the Ss to read the text carefully for specific information. - Ss will then individually read the text in order to respond to questions for detail (via a Google Form) - 5 to 6 minutes - Next, Ss will check the answers in pairs (via breakout rooms) before OCFB - 2 minutes OCFB - The T will meet with the Ss (Main Room) and discuss the details of the text with the students - 5 minutes

Post-Reading (5-8 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned.

-Ss will respond to the content of the text. - The T will ask the Ss: Can you think of any other films, books, or stories where a key character is transformed in some way? Is there a message behind this transformation? Can anyone give a specific example from either their own life or one they know of? -The T will Conduct feedback on the task (Delayed error correction).

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