To provide product writing practice of a review in the context of short story
To provide clarification of formal and informal parts of speech in the context of writing a review
Procedure (32-44 minutes)
Starts with some pictures with the question "What do these pictures have in common?". Teacher ask students to take 30 seconds to recognised them. Teacher will elicit students to provide the answers.
Teacher by using a google form asks students to match the photos to the correct paragraph for 3 minutes individually. Teacher also will model the exercise. Teacher will nominate students to review the answers.
Layout: Teacher by using google slides will ask students to work in pairs for 3 minutes to match paragraphs to the correct review section. Teacher will model the exercise and will review the answers with the whole class. ICQs: Individually or groups? Form and Appropriacy: Teacher by using google slides will ask students to look at the words and phrases underlined and in bold and decide what function they play in the text. Teacher will send students to breakout rooms to work in pairs for 4 minutes. Teacher will model the exercise and monitor while in breakout rooms. ICQs: Reading or writing? how many minutes? Teacher will nominated students to review the exercise. Teacher will elicit the form of the phrases from the students. Teacher will clarify and elicit whether the phrases are formal or informal. CCQs: What do verbs do? What part of speech is "it"? What adjectives do? What are conjunctions? Are adjectives formal or informal?
Teacher by using google documents will ask students to use the review as an example to write their own review. Students will have to find their names and write the review for 15 minutes individually. Teacher will monitor students while they write and annotate some possible errors for later feedback.
Teacher by using a google form will ask students to use the checklist to review their partner work for 5 minutes in breakout rooms. Teacher will monitor while in breakout rooms.
Teacher will use the annotations from the writing task to create feedback for students in an open class.