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Productive skills: Writing
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will develop their ability to write a short text (30-40 words) in the context of describing possessions.


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Main Aims

  • To introduce and provide practice of writing a short description of a personal possession (30-40 words)

Subsidiary Aims

  • Describe a personal item, use of capital letters and punctuation.


1. Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students.

- T. establishes rapport with Ss before starting class. - T. shows an image of 3 objects (common possesions) to students and asks them, What do you think they are? Are they selling or are they possesions? - Ss. answer in open class

2. Text-work (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading.

T. tells students that they will work individually to read two samples of texts describing a possession. Students are sent to BORs in pairs to answer questions about the texts. The questions will be about adjectives, discourse markers, linkers, conjunctions, appropriateness, contractions, formal/informal and punctuation. T, gives a demo and shares link. Students start working Back to main session, students dhare answers as an open class and teacher correct as needed (OCFB).

3. 3. Writing their own description (12-15 minutes) • To enable students produce their own writing to improve this productive skill.

- T. tells students they will work individually to write a 30-40-word text describing a posssession. Students should use the vocabulary previously explained - T. gives another demo of writing and send link with the task.

Feedback and DEC (10-12 minutes)

- T. shares screen to correct each text. - T. asks Ss. if they can identify the problems in the sentences and elicit answers from the class self-correction, peer-correction, and teacher-correction).

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