lower int level
To provide students exposure and practice in writing in the context of informal email
To provide exposure to the Lexus and meaning of 'concise'
To provide clarification review and practice for the verbal phrase 'looking forward to'
Procedure (42-50 minutes)
-Display slide 1 ( formal and informal email) -ask students what these are? -ask to read quickly and identify the main difference between the two ( formal vs informal)
Display slide 3 -review and ccq with questions on slide Display slide 4 -finish review of email components -mention new Lexus term concise -informal CCQ as needed Display slide 5 -review sections of email body -direct students to jam boad activities (8 min max) Students directed to work alone if less than 6 or in pairs if more ( limited number of slides available in jamboard) Jamboard 1 -6 -discovery activity to highlight meaning and form of formal and informal exponents of greeting and closing statements in email (2 min ) Jamboard 7-12 -discovery activity to highlight meaning and form of the phrasal verb 'look forward to' (2 min) Jamboard 13-18 - review activity to highlight meaning and importance of the Lexical term concise (2 min) -students directed back to the main group and slide 6 is reviewed open group feedback and ccq as needed
-provide students an email template with which they can practice composing an informal email -from slide 6, students are directed to main jamboard activity - students instructed to write email about how life has changed with covid -write to a school friend that no longer lives near you.
- display slide 7 students directed to work in pairs, review others email, and evaluate students requested to think about evaluation on 3 main fronts Format, Function, Style