Monday, May 15, 2017

Lesson Plan about Napster

Lesson Plan Outline
Rachael Orbach

Level Intermediate 3rd Stage Grade 7th May 15th

Domain(s) Access to Information

Purpose of Lesson: (General Aims)
Reading Comprehension of text, analysis of paragraph structure.

Lesson Benchmarks(s): (indicators of progress within each domain)
Understand the main idea and supporting details in this text, using this knowledge to answer questions about the text.

Materials:
Handout, of a paragraph from a newspaper, with questions, white board, markers, students' notebooks to write answers to questions.

Activities

Stage
Description
Time

Set Induction
What makes a great paragraph? How do you know that the paragraph is interesting?
What associations? How does it affect you?
5 minutes
Practise (Groups, Pairs, Individuals
The teacher reads the paragraph, asks questions about it,
15 minutes
Production
Students answer the questions on the handout working quietly, Then teacher asks for the answers writing on the board.
15 minutes
Closure
Students summarize the text
5 minutes

Anticipated Problems and possible solutions

Vocabulary is too hard. Have students look up words in dictionary.

Students don’t have dictionaries. Teacher gives the definitions of hard words.










Introduction: Paragraphs.

Make a list of elements that make writing interesting:

  1. ________________________________________

  1. _________________________________________

  1. __________________________________________

  1. _________________________________________

  1. __________________________________________


Vocabulary:

instantly moguls preliminary injunction pull

the plug appeals court ruling shift membership

testimony entrepreneur rancor legislators topping the charts

royalties munificent reissues bulk existence. Status quo

shut it down

Read the paragraph, underline the elements that you chose










  1. How does the first sentence of the paragraph attract your attention?

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  1. A topic sentence give the main idea of a paragraph. What is the topic sentence of this paragraph?

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  1. How would you state the main idea of the paragraph?

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  1. What is the purpose  of sentence 2?

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  1. What details does the author give?

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  1. What is the conclusion of the article?

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  1. Summarize the paragraph in your own words.

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