reading lesson: Saroo Brierly story
Upper Intermediate level
For students to able to read for gist and for details in the context of the story of Saroo Briely.
Students will be able to know the meaning of some new words and write about Sarro Briely as well.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
To show students a picture of Saroo Briely and ask them is they have seen him before. To show students the trailer of the movie "lion" and ask them if they know the story of it.
1. Ask students this question: Do you think Saroo Briely is a successful person? 2. Do you think he will meet up with his mother again? 3. listen to students' response with no confirmation that their answers are correct or not.
1- To ask students to scan the text for 2 minutes and get the overall idea and check their answers as well. 2. T provides students with the correct answers.
2- To ask to read for gist and provide them with some ICQs: - Where was Saroo born? - Is he still alive? - How did he meet his mother? - How did his life story turn into a movie? - How did he end up adopted by a family? - was he happy going to Austalia?
(Writing activity) -To ask students to write 5 facts they knew about the story of Saroo Breirly and discuss them with their peers. - T listens to their answers and provides them with feedback.