TP8 - Writing (Story Writing)
B1 level


In this lesson, the students will write a story about the wedding scenario from their previous lesson. They will start the lesson by brainstorming about the characters (using a tree map) and order of the events (flow map). Students then exchange papers and check each others' events order. For final activity teacher will tell the students to write a short story with the help of the flow maps.


Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a Story in the context of Wedding

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency


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

T connects the topic from the previous lesson (Wedding) and ask if they ever attended a wedding like that. T tells the sts to get in a line according to their birthdays. T controls by asking each sts' DOB. Pairs the first and the last sts etc. T tells the sts to discuss how they would like their wedding to be. T gets fb from sts about their partners.

Brainstorming (5-8 minutes) • To highlight and clarify the characters and events for the following task

T draws a tree map and explain that it is used for identifying the characters of a story and the list of events - not in any specific order. T tells the sts to work in pairs to fill in their on tree map of the wedding story from the previous lesson onto the paper given. T monitors for any confusion about the task.

Mind Map organisation (3-5 minutes) • To set the order of the events for the following task

T draws a flow map on the WB and tells the sts that it's used for clarifying the order of events in a story. T tells the sts to work individually and create their own flow map of the Wedding. T tells the sts to check their flow map with the st sitting next to them. WCFB & possible error correction.

Productive Task - Jigsaw Writing (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice writing skills

T tells the sts to write a short story of the wedding. T tells the sts to start writing a story but before they start T tells them that after 2 mins. each student will pass their paper to the st sitting next to them. Each st will continue the previous st's story. This will carry on for few rounds depending on how they get on. When finished the sts read the story they finished.

Feedback and Error Correction (2-3 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T writes possible errors on the WB and elicits the corrections from the sts. T also writes a well structured sentence on the board and praises the st.

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