TP 5 Khayala
Upper -Intermediate level
To provide product writing practice using different idea cards in context of a newspaper article
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in context of news
Procedure (35-46 minutes)
Show the names of different newspapers on PPT and elicit the topic of the lesson.- the news. Ss look through the slide and check they are aware of the newspapers. Ss work in pairs to share the latest news they are interested in. Monitor. Take general FB- Ss say whether their news was about business, media, sport,etc.
Show Slide 2- a newspaper article. Ss look through the article and try to identify the general features of a newspaper article. Draw their attention to the newspaper features cards . Ask them to label the features according to the cards given. Monitor and help where needed. FB-W/C
Show Slide 3.- elicit the topic of the news. Ss read through slide and check they are clear about the meaning- deal with any questions. Group the Ss according to the types of news. Give the Ss pictures related to the topics on the slide. Ss choose the picture and work in groups to think of a suitable headline for the news on it. Elicit the answers. Ss brainstorm what their news is going to be about.They do not share their ideas with other groups. FB- w/c.
Tell Ss that they will write a newspaper article about the topic they have just discussed and think about the page layout. Remind them to use the narrative tenses and the newspaper features. Ask them to choose one secretary in their group.ICQs Give Ss A4 papers and pictures. Warn them about timing.(Instruction:You have 10 minutes. Once the music has stopped, you need to put your newspaper page on the wall.)
Ask Ss to go around the room with their groups and read the other groups' work. Ss compare and discuss different news in terms of clarity and effectiveness. Deal with any questions in FB