Level H Social Studies lesson 27- 28
To provide detailed reading practice using a text about Resources of South America, the Amazon Rainforest and North America
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Resources of South America, the Amazon Rainforest and North America
Procedure (31-50 minutes)
- Ask them where they want to travel. - Elicit some countries/continents till we get to South America. or show them a map of South America and ask them some questions and elicit the answers from them.
Teach them these new words before reading: -Deforestation: the destruction of forests by people, especially the rainforest. -Favela: a neighborhood of poorly built housing found in urban areas of Brazil. -Timber: wood prepared for use in carpentry or construction. -Urban: relating to a town or city. -Mainland: the largest continuous land of a country, not including offshore islands or territories elsewhere. -Territory: in this context, an organized region of a country that is not provided the full rights of a state (especially in the United States, Canada, and Australia. By showing them some flashcards and ask some CCQs to elicit the new words.
Ask them to read the texts individually to answer one or two questions, then read them together.
After reading the text, they are going to answer many questions with the help of some flashcards and maps.