Roya Roya

How to live to be 100
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson, students read the text about blue zones, how to live to be 100. They watch a video about it and mark the sentences true or false. They will discuss how to be a hundred.

Materials

Abc Video of Okinawa
Abc Reading Text
Abc Power point

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about How to be 100 in the context of Students read the text and they retell the story
  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about The island of Okinawa in the context of After watching the video students mark the sentences true/ false

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Students talk about their diet and how to live to be 100
  • To provide practice of Food and activities in the context of Students should retell the story using the words related to food and activities

Procedure

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

Show the photo of the blue Zone, elicit the meaning to see if they know which countries are in the blue zone. Show the picture of Alexic and Maria and ask Sts if they know how old they are.

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

The teacher gives the students the text "what are their secrets"? The teacher asks students if they know what the answer is and if they can mention the countries' names in the blue zone. The teacher can show the slide of the blue zone to help the students name the countries. The teacher shows the picture of the three countries and asks students if they know the countries. The teacher pre-teaches some new vocabularies,

While-Reading/ (8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

The teacher puts students into 3 groups and gives students each different text. Students read the text and explain the text to their group mates; then, students should decide what the two places have in common. Students report back to the class.

Listening (12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

The teacher explains the tasks which are true or false. The teacher explains the tasks. Students watch a video about the island of Okinawa, and while watching the video, they should mark the sentences true or false and correct the false sentences. When the video is over students, check their answers together, and then the teacher shows them the answer.

Post-Reading/Listening (10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

The teacher puts the students in pairs or in groups, gives them some questions about how to be 100, and students should discuss their answers and report back to the class. The teacher elicits the answers.

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