Scientific Facts , Comparative Adjectives
intermediate A1 level
To provide , learning , clarification and practice of comparative adjectives in context of scientific facts.
To make and practice Wh questions in the background of scientific facts.
Procedure (226-315 minutes)
To introduce , encourage , and get students ready for answering teacher's questions. In this step teacher asks elephant's size with cat's. Students get extremely eager to answer this question because they feel capable. Now teacher wants them to compare size of two other things.
Teacher displays slide number 7 showing different animals then ask students to compare them two by two in all aspects such as size, height, strength, beauty etc... Besides teacher asks the students if they could think of any other comparable features. In the next step students must go on Google and search for the word map, take a look and then start comparing countries in size. At least 3 sentences each student
First students look at some adjectives at slide number1. Now here come next slides which include comparable items. It’s time to give students some time. After two minutes they start making sentences about the items one by one.
Teacher displays next slide number 8 which is a picture of solar system. Students should think of different adjectives such as big ,small, far, close, hot and cold. Next; students try to find out the differences and express them using comparative form of adjectives.
Teacher plays a related video. Students watch and focus on it , then they should start discussing the video in a small groups or pairs. In this stage they have to use new structure. Teacher observes them to get the possible weak points.
Teacher writes students` mistakes on the board and students are supposed to correct their own mistakes.