TP 8 Skills Lesson- Writing
To provide process writing practice of an email in the context of holiday
To provide review of past tense in the context of holiday
To provide gist reading practice using a text about holiday
Procedure (33-48 minutes)
1. Before class, draw a chart on the board that consists of 7 lines. 2. Greeting the students. 3. Start acting to elicit the verbs in the previous lesson. Start with 'take photographs' as it is the easiest to get the meaning. 4. After they say 'take photographs' approve by using gestures. 5. Drill the verb if needed. 6. Write 'take photographs' on the board, on the third line. (don't write on the first line as you will use the order later to create a story.) 7. Start acting 'eat' and try to get it from the students. 8. Drill if needed. 9. Write it on the fourth line. 10. Do this for the other verbs too and the order should be: go, see, take photograps, eat, drink, buy, fly) 11. Use your acting skills to give the meaning and use your gestures and mimics to approve or lead them.
1. Show the verb 'go' on the board and and elicit the past form by acting. You can show the back by your hand. 2. One they say 'went' elicit if needed, ask one of them to write it on the board. If there is spelling mistake, let the students correct it. 3. Do this for all the verbs
1. Show a picture of Kapadokya, ask what they see, hold it close to the verb 'went', show yourself and ask them to make a sentence. 2. When you get the sentence, write it on the board. highlight the form (as shown in the analyses page), drill it. 3. Show a picture of 'peri bacaları' hold close to 'saw' lead them to make a sentence. Write the sentence on the board, drill it. 4. Do this for the other verbs too. You don't need to use a picture for take photographs, just act it. For other verbs use the pictures in the materials part.
1. Show a picture of India. 2. Ask what they know about India. 3. Ask if they have a friend in India. 4. Imagine you have a friend in India how can you communicate? 5. Phone, Email (try to elicit by gestures)
1. Put the students into groups. (may change according to number of the students.) 2. We have an email from India. 3. But I cut it. 4. Put it in the right order. 5. (Demo) 6. You have 2 min. quick! 7. Monitor effectively. 8. After 2 min. give them a handout with the text in the right order. (collect the cut up ones to use later.) 9. Put them in pairs. 10. Show them the questions on the handout ask them to answer.
1. Draw a simple pattern of the email on the board. (a similar pattern will be given to them to guied their writing.) 2. Ask them how many paragraphs are there in the email. 3. Make an outline of the email on the board. (Focus layout.)
1. Show the pattern on the handout. 2. Tell them they will write an email to their friend about a holiday they had before. 3. Monitor actively, correct their mistakes. 4. When they finish, collect their papers stick on the wall at different places. 5. Ask them to stan up and read each others emails and choose the most interesting holiday.