Elementary A1/A2 level
To provide practise of speaking in the context of "History makers and personal events in the past"
To provide review, clarification (if needed) and practice of "Wh- questions in the Past Simple" in the context of History makers and personal events in the past
Procedure (37-57 minutes)
T puts on the WB portraıts of the "History makers" and asks students if they know who these people are. Then ask students to discuss in groups why they think this people are called history-makers. T may give hings to help students to recognize the people FB Ask several students for their opinion CCQ Who are Turkısh history-makers
T tells the students about the people they couldn't recognize. and elicits/exlains the meaning of "to fly" and "explorer" T A person who goes to places where nobody went before. What do we call him? Explorer. Marco Polo was an explorer - he was a first european who went to China CCQ What other explorers do you know? (Christopher Columbus) Drill chorally and individually Instruction:In your groups do the quiz. FB T underlines the correct answers on the WB and asks the students how many correct answers their group has.
T puts the handout on the WB using projector. Here are questions, please put the words in the correct order and write down the questions. Work on your own. ICQs Do you speak or write? (write) Do you work with a partner? (no, on your own) T monitors corrects the errors if necessary. IIf many students have difficulties with the exercise may consider doing clarification activity before WC check and FB. Peer check. FB: T plays the audio and pauses after each question for students to check their answers. Choral and individual drilling of the questions. T uses gestures to draw students attention to the intonation patterns, connected speech and main stress in the sentences. Consider writing the sentences on the WB if needed.
*I may skip this stage if students don't have difficulties with the previous task. T puts on the WB "Help with Grammar" table. Instructions Please look at the table. CCQ What is the main verb in this sentence? Does auxiliary verb have a meaning? What auxiliary would you use for question in the present tense? Please unfold your "history quiz handout". Work on your own. Put questions 2 and 3 from the quiz into the table. ICQs Do you work with your partner (no) Do you put all the questions into the table (no, only questions 2 and 3) FB Ask early finishers to write the sentences on the WB, check with WC
T: Work with your partner. Take turns in asking and answering questions. ICQ. Is it ok to only answer questions? (no) Teacher monitores and uses hot correction. If students make the same mistake puts in on the WB.
Instruction 1. Work on your own, Choose 5-8 events in your life. You can use the events from the handout or other events. Draw a timeline and put on it event or year when it happened (T draws a timeline for herself to illustrate the instruction) ICQ: Can you have just one event? (No) Can you have 10 events (No, maximum 8) Do you put a year and an event (no) Now work with your partner. Ask him or her questions to get more information. For example if you have a date what can you ask? (What did you do in...) If you have an event what can you ask? (When did you....? Where did you...?) T writes possible questions on the WB. Choose 3 events in your partner's life that you think are most important. FB Ask several students to tell about their partner FB Delayed error correction if students make mistakes using the TL.
Instructions Please talk to you classmates, ask them questions to find out if they match these criteria. ICQs Can you just show the handout? (no, you need to ask the questions) Can you ask only one person (no, you need to talk to different people)