To provide speaking fluency in the context of weather.
To provide reading for specific information in the context of storm chasing.
Procedure (23-45 minutes)
On the board, the ss answer some questions about the weather. Instructions: With your partner answer these questions: How is the weather today? Do you love hot weather? Where is the best weather in Turkey? What's your favorite time of the year? (month) The students may see some photos about weather adjectives if they have any problem with the meaning.
The ss complete sentences with their opinions. Instructions: Individually, complete the sentences with your opinion. Use the type of word in the brackets: I hate ---------------- days. (weather adjective). Demonstrate it The teacher highlights some sentences talking about weather such as, I love it when it's ------------. I love it when it's sunny. Why? Because I go to the beach. In pairs, ss talk using similar models.
The students review their knowledge to Question words through completing an activity. On the board, the teacher writes: Why? the reason for doing something. --------------? people ------------- ? time -------------? places -------------? things -------------? the way we do things (Who - How - Where - When - What) The T. gives instructions: Please, match the Question words with the suitable words.
SS sit in groups. A student chooses a place he would like to visit or I give him a place. The other students ask the student questions to guess the place. For example: Is it Africa? How is the weather in the winter? Is it ............?
Through photos and having a look on text, the students show their ability to guess the topic before starting reading I will present these two words if the SS face a problem with them. - storm - chasing
The SS match the phrases with the text. Instructions: Match the phrases with the text, please. ( I chest it) After the SS finish, they listen to check their answers
The ss practice speaking through answering some questions related to the previous reading text: The teacher writes some questions on the board and asks the SS to work in groups to speak about these questions. Do you have storm chasing in Turkey? Is storm chasing good or bad? and Why? Do you have festivals in Turkey at the beginning of seasons? If yes What happens? If No. Can you tell us about a country that has a carnival at the beginning of a season? tell your group.
I will write the sentences on the board the ss to correct them and say why.