Silvia Persson Silvia Persson

Mother's day card
Intermediate, Grade 5, B2 level


A lesson focused on writing a digital Mother´s day Card.


Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice for a Mother's day card.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Smooth navigation of online teaching environment.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T tells Ss who would like to write a special Mother´s day card?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

T models the parts of the card along with SS 1. Date 2. Greeting 3. Write an introductory paragraph with the wishes for a happy Mother's day. 4. Now, put down your thoughts for her in the most lucid manner. 5. State your love and concern for her and tell her that she has been an all-time inspiration for you. 6. Closing Ask Ss to identify if this should be a formal or informal text. 6. Signatue

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T presents URL with useful adjectives to describe their mom, T presents Things To Write In A Mother's Day Card: Remind your mom of fond memories. Share a special lesson she taught you. List some major things you're thankful she's done for you, and some specifics. Tell her what she means to you. Tell her you love her. Don't forget to say “Happy Mother's Day.” Ss take notes to make their drafts.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide instructions and a clear check list for Ss to practice target productive skills

Write a very special Mother’s day car to your mom. In your card, be sure to tell her why she is special to you and why you love her. Back up your main ideas with specific details. Checklist: Be sure to include The date (Write the full name of the month, for example, May 10th, 2021 a greeting (Dear Mom) a body (Write at least one paragraph) a closing (Love,) Your signature (You can do this when printed) Do your very best and be creative. PART 2: You can go to and use one of their templates, or you can use Google Slides. You can illustrate using pictures from the internet of your mo´s favourite things or even better use some of your own spending time together. You can either print it or email it to her.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

1. Ss do proofreading to rectify any possible errors. 2. Then In pairs Ss exchange and look for misspellings, ideas that aren't clear enough, etc. After reviewing the draft, Ss can start the final version

Final Version • To provide students with an opportunity to expand on what they have learned

Ss are given the URL of the Canva site, to produce their final version and apply some Text and Graphic features that will enhance their card.

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