Unlock4 Reading Unit 7 Reading 1
Read and understand details about the writer’s definition of art.
Make inferences about artists’ views on the nature of art. Give opinions on the nature of art. Understand and evaluate analogies
Procedure (52-82 minutes)
T asks Ss about their opinions on art: What is your favourite form of art? Who is your favourite artist? What is your favourite work of art?
Preparing to read, p.150 is done in pairs. Afterwards T elicits answers and corrects mistakes. A round of gimkit can be played if ss need further practice w the vocabulary
T reminds the class about the process of scanning and asks ss to scan the text to find the information needed for part 3 on p.151
The first paragraph is read and analysed as a class. Afterwards, Ss work in groups of 3. They share the remaining text, read& analyse and tell their friends in the group about it. Together they complete 4th activity on p.153
T gives ss a minute to read and try to think of some answers. Afterwards, T elicits s few answers for each question so that the activity can be completed with contributions of the whole class.
Ss work in pairs to discuss the questions on the discussion part. Afterwards, if time allows, T gives out blank sheets of paper and asks ss to create a poster for an art event of their choice. It should reflect their understanding of "ideal art". The best poster can be chosen by vote and hung on the class board.