Cassiel Diaz Bustamante Cassiel Diaz Bustamante

Writing Lesson Plan
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn about how to write a small movie review


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Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a movie review in the context of your favorite movie

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide some useful language related to movies


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

- Teacher shares some photos of some popular movies. - Teacher asks students to identify the movies in pairs and give a brief opinion of them if they have seen it. - Students identify the movies in pairs or groups (depending on the amount of students) and give their opinion in breakout rooms. - SS come back and T provides OCFB

Useful language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

-Teacher shares a table where students have to select the information and put it in the correct place (Meaning of the word, part of speech, pronunciation and an example sentence) - Teacher puts students in pairs so they can work on it together and gives them 7 to 9 minutes to answer it. -When they are finished or the time is up, the teacher provides OCFB in the main session and does a drilling with the example sentences.

Exposure (7-9 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

-Teacher shows students a slide with a sample writing of a movie review. -Teacher asks students to read the review and underline all the adjectives used to describe the movie and ask if they think the opinion of the review is negative or positive and why. -Teacher puts students in groups or pairs to compare their answers. -Students return to the main session and teacher performs OCFB

Productive task (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-Teacher shows a slide with a photo of a movie with the title "My favorite movie". - Teacher asks students to write a movie review of their favorite movie of 50 to 60 words. -Teacher gives students 15 minutes to work individually on their writing. - Once they are finished, the teacher puts the students in pairs and asks them to give feedback to each other about their writing on breakout rooms. - When time is up, students return to the main session.

Feedback and DEC (Delayed Error Correction) (3-6 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language and correct mistakes made on previous stages

-Teacher provides feedback following the production task -Teacher provides corrections to some mistakes done in previous stages

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