Tasneem Mohamed Mustafa Tasneem Mohamed Mustafa

PPP Reading Lesson Pan
intermediate level


In this lesson, students develop reading for gist and for specific information skills through a text about travelling to extreme places. The lesson starts with a discussion about travelling. This is followed by pre teaching vocab to help students in reading for gist and for specific information. Finally there are some free practice to practice speaking in context of traveling.


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Main Aims

  • At the end of the lesson, students will be able to read for gist and specific information in the context of traveling to extreme places.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of traveling to extreme places.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set the context and activate students’ schematic knowledge

Teacher welcomes the students and present on the projector two questions to discuss in pairs. The questions are: 1. Have you ever been to places inside or outside Egypt? What is the best place you have ever visited? 2. What’re the places you dream to visit? Teacher then gives students content feedback.

Pre-Reading (12-14 minutes) • To pre teach difficult vocabulary and prepare students for the text.

The students are given handout (match the word with its meaning). The teacher demonstrates the first one. The teacher monitors the students to make sure they don't struggle or have any problems. Teacher asks students to check with their partner for peer correction then check the answers with the whole class. Teacher highlights the MPF of the difficult vocabulary. After that teacher sets the context through presenting 5 pictures for different extreme countries and asks the students to guess the topic Finally students will have another handout with countries and pictures to match individually. then check with their partners and finally with the WC.

While-Reading #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Teacher asks students to read the text and match the adjective with suitable country alone in 2 mins. Teacher asks ICQs: Will you read quickly or slowly? - Quickly. Do you need to understand every single word? -No. Teacher monitors the students. Students check their answers with their partners and then with the Whole class. Teacher listens to their answers in an open discussion.

While-Reading #2 (10-12 minutes) • To scan for specific information

Teacher ask the students to read the text again but now carefully as they are now looking for specific information to answer true or false questions. Teacher monitors students without interrupting. Students then check their answers in pairs for peer corrections. Then teacher nominates names for feedback.

Post-Reading (14-16 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Teacher asks students about their opinions in the topic. Teacher presents some questions on the projector and asks students to stand up, mingle and discuss these questions with different people. Questions: 1. Which place do you think is the nicest /the most difficult place to live? Why? 2. What is the hottest/ the coldest place you’ve ever been to? 3. What’s the place that you’ll never visit? Teacher monitor to give them the language feedback. Teacher then gives students content feedback by listening from them. Then the language feedback by praising the correct sentences they use and write down the incorrect sentence they use while speaking. Teacher makes students correct the error by themselves (self correction) Another Extra free practice activity: Find someone who.. game The students mingle and play the game and write down the names in their paper. Teacher monitors to write down the errors Then students have content and language feedback.

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