Lesson : English Grade : 5 Unit : 10 Subject : Revision of can, have got / has got , like Topic : Cartoon characters Level : Beginner Age : 11 Duration : 40+40 minutes Approaches and Methods : Communicative Language Teaching
Lesson :English • Grade : 5 • Unit : 10 • Subject : Revision of can, havegot/ has got, like • Topic : Cartooncharacters • Level :Beginner • Age:11 • Duration: 40+40 minutes • Approaches and Methods : Communicative Language Teaching • Techniques :Fill in the blanks, groupwork, role play • Expected Errors:Use of have/ has gotand do/doeswiththewrongsubjects. • Overgeneralizing ‘-s’. • Subject-verbagreementmistakes. • Corrective Feedback:Recast
GrahamCrookesand Richard Schmidt: • Motivatingstudentsintothelesson : • At theopeningstages of thelesson, it has beenobservedthatremarksteachersmakeaboutforthcomingactivities can leadtohigherlevels of interest on thepart of thestudents.
Seeingthepictures of thecharacters: • Spreadingactivation
CedricandChenareclassmates. Oneday, theygobacktotheirhomesfromschooltogether. On theway, theysee a park andthey sit on a bank at the park. Cedric :
Yes, it is Cedric. I am excited. I lovecartoons. Who is yourfavoritecartooncharacter? Chen, I am veryhappy. Tomorrow is Saturday. It is cartoonday.
Oo ! Canyoudescribethem? Whatdotheylike ? Whathavetheygot ? My favoritecartooncharactersareSuperman, BrainySmurf, TomandJerry.
Superman is a very clever hero. He has got super powers. He is very fast and strong. He can fly and He can hear very well. He has got blue clothes and a red cape. He loves helping good people, but he doesn’t like bad people.
AndBrainy Smurfis very smart. He has gotblue body and large glasses.Helovesgiving adviceandreadingbooks.
Tom is a stupidcat. Jerry is a clevermouse. Tomdoesn’tlikeJerry. He likeseatingmouseandfish. He likesfollowingJerry. Jerrylikeseatingcheeseandıtdoesn’tlikeTom.
My favoritecharatcersare Bugs BunnyandTweetyand He-man. Who is yourfavoritecharacterCedric?
Tweetyis a little, pretty bird. Ithasgot big feet, blond body and blue eyes. Itlovessinging. It doesn’tlikecats. Itcan fly, but itlikessitting in the cage.
Bugs Bunny is a clever and a happy rabbit. Ithasgot two big earsandteeth.Itlikeseating carrots.Itcan change the reality. Itloveshopping.
He-man is a hero. He is strong . He has gotthepower. He likesgodpeople. He doesn’tlikebadpeople. He canfightverywell.
Oooww ! Really ? I am verypleased, Chen. Then, seeyoutomorrow.
Teacher’sreadingaloud at first: • Teacher talk • Pronunciation • Use of cartooncharacters as thetopic: • Schematheory
Grammaticalformsgiven in a story: • Connectionism • Transfer appropriateprocessing
Enhancedinput • Use of visualaids : • Learning styles • Affectivefilterhypothesis • Comprehensibleinput
Practise Fill in theblanks. 1.Superman ________________ superpowers. 2. BrainySmurf___________ givingadvice. 3. Tom ______________ Jerry. 4. Tweetycan________but it ________ sitting in thecage. 5.Bugs Bunny __________carrots. 6. He-man is a ________. He _____________ thepower. 7.Superman _________flyand_________hearverywell. 8. Superman____________badpeople. 9.He-man ________________goodpeople. 10. Jerry _________________cheese.
Use of fill in theblanksexercise: • Focus on form. • Checkingthegrammaticalforms’ accuracies.
Completiongame Studentsmakegroups of 4. Eachgroup is giventhecharacteristics of onecartooncharacter in scrambledsentences. Therearedifferentsentencesorphrasesorjust a wordforeachgroupmember.Atfirst, togethertheywill put them in theorderandthencombinethepieces, form sentencesandfindthecharactertogether. Thentheywillread it totheclassand ask whothecharacter is. Othergroupswilltrytoguess.
Use of completiongame: • Graham Crookes and Richard Schmidt : • Cooperativegoalsratherthancompetitiveones • Cooperationandinteractionamongthelearners.
Practise: • Information Processing
Production : Work in pairs. Create a shortstorysimilartothestory at thebegining of thelesson. Inthestory, eachpersonwilldescribeone of his/her owndifferentfavouritecartooncharacterdifferentfromthestory at thebegining of thelesson. Then, act it out in front of theclass.
Production : • Interactionhypothesis • Noticinghypothesis
PROPOSALS FOR CLASSROOM TEACHING • Get it right in the end
POSSIBLE ERRORS & CORRECTIVE FEEDBACK • Recastwill be used: Use of have/has gotwiththewrongsubject: S: Ithavegotblueeyes. T: It has gotblueeyes Use of do/doeswiththewrongsubject S: What do it like? T : Whatdoes it like ?
Overgeneralizing ‘-s’ • S : Bugs Bunny can changesthereality • T : Bugs Bunny can changesthereality • Subjectverbagreementmistakes : • S : Itlikeeatingcarrots • T : Itlikeseatingcarrots