Teaching Practice 7
Students will be better able to read for gist and detail through two reading texts about super kids
To provide review of comparative adjectives in the context of two texts about talented children
To provide free speaking practice in a group conversation in the context of talented people
Procedure (35-49 minutes)
T shows the visuals and elicits the names of the people and their jobs. Einstein, Mozart, and Picasso. T elicits the word "genius" in the class and asks CCQs. Pronunciation is drilled individually and chorally.
SS watch the clips of two super kids, a pianist and a painter. T gets the FB and asks if anybody can play music or paint.
SS sit in two groups of A and B. T writes the question on the board. "What is the text about?" T writes 3 topics on the board. 1. Good parents 2. Difficult life 3. Super kids T sets a very short time. ICQs. SS are given the texts and answer the Q. FB is given. T asks the answers in the class.
SS are given the Qs for details. ICQs. T monitors and provides FB. SS compare their answers in groups. T checks and gives FB. Then SS sit in pairs of A and B and ask each other the same Qs about the person they just read.
T draws a table on the board, similarities vs. differences and elicits some ideas. In pairs SS discuss their ideas. T monitors and gives FB. SS are asked to go to the board and write their ideas on the board. T asks some comparatives about two kids in the texts. Who is smarter? more intelligent? Whose talent is more interesting? T reminds SS of their previous lesson with Yasser. FB is given.
SS sit in groups of three. T writes the Qs on the board. SS speak together and discuss their ideas. T monitors and takes notes of mistakes. FB is given in the class.
T writes some mistakes from the previous stage on the board. SS correct the mistakes. Drilling is done.