The race into Space
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about travelling to space in the context of space tourism
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of space tourism.
Procedure (43-52 minutes)
Teacher will Show the Picture and make sts discuss about it in pairs.
sts will match the meanings with the definitions in pairs through mingling. If they have difficulty T will clarify the meanings through asking CCQs.
t will Show the title of the article and sts will predict what the article is about and discuss in pairs.
After prediction T will give the text and STS will read the text to get the main idea and if their predictions were right or not. than discuss in pairs. T sets a time limit of 1 minute to read.There is WC feedback.
Sts will be given the HO and find what the numbers and dates refer to. they will check their answers in pairs.
T will give HO . Students will answer true false sentences and complete the sentences in order to get deeper understanding. then they will check their answers in pairs and groups.
T will make the students 2 groups if the number of them is enough. if not they will be only one group or do the activities in pairs. . T will give the HO on which the opinions are written. there will bw 4 different opinions .Each student will talk about one of these opinions and support the idea. they will discuss in groups.There will be whole class feedback.
T gives questions to the students they will ask and discuss the questions in pairs.