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Level H Social Studies lesson 27- 28
H level


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Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about Resources of South America, the Amazon Rainforest and North America

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Resources of South America, the Amazon Rainforest and North America


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- 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.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-15 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

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.

While-Reading (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

Ask them to read the texts individually to answer one or two questions, then read them together.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

After reading the text, they are going to answer many questions with the help of some flashcards and maps.

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