Natural disasters, reading
to scan the text to identify natural disasters caused by water. in the context of Natural disasters
To provide detailed reading practice using a text about natural disasters to describe natural disasters caused by severe air.
To provide inference reading practice using a text about to differentiate between man-made disasters and natural disasters giving examples. in the context of Natural disasters
To identify most severe disasters in the world? in the context of Natural disasters
To provide clarification of Natural disasters vocabulary in the context of Natural disasters
To provide fluency speaking practice in a to talk about natural disasters happening n the world in the context of Natural disasters
Procedure (67-86 minutes)
Teacher shows students a set of pictures for natural disasters asking them general questions about each one. Teacher shows Ss a film about the most 10 dangerous natural disasters. T asks Ss to choose one and tell about it.
- Teacher introduces basic vocabulary of the reading text using Quizlet . - Teacher gives Ss an idea about the text giving the main gist question . - Students scan the text searching for an answer to the gist question (What are main natural disasters mentioned in the text?)
Teacher assigns details questions on the reading passage asking students to read in details finding answers to the questions given , then they check answers in pairs.
Teacher asks students two reference questions about two pronouns in the text. Teacher asks more challenging question on results expected after (Floods, Earthquakes, Tsunami, ..)
Teacher divides Ss into groups asking them to choose and discuss one type of disasters that happened in their own country and the consequences that followed. Each group discuss it loudly in class.
Teacher divides students into pairs giving them handouts to write short paragraph on one of the natural disasters that happened in their own country or around the world discussing bad results and economic consequences.