JESÚS LOZANO LLORENS
LESSON PLAN Level:
To present information drawing pictures as bar charts, pie charts and trend graphs.To interpret these kind of pictures.
Talking about quantities
How many …?, What fraction …?, What percentage …?(Language
Remembering which sort of picture is more suitable depending on the information.
Applying pictures to make the information easier to understand.
As we watch television or read the newspapers we are given information and statistics,in the form of a picture (births, road-accidents, deaths, exports, etc…)
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to
choose the more suitable picture according to the information.
recognise the importance to use these pictures.
construct bar charts, pie charts and trend graphs accurately.
compare information from charts and graphs.
Tasks planned and timing:
1.Power-point to introduce the subject: what it is about and the topics that will be explained(10 m).2.The teacher will give out three different tables with some information and threeincomplete charts (only axis and circle). The students will have to match the tables andthe pictures.(5 m)3.The teacher will put the students into three groups. Each group will draw one type of picture. (15 m)4.When they have finished, the teacher will show the solution with a power-point step bystep. (10 m)5.Finally students will be provided with some questions related to the pictures (worksheetA) and the answers (worksheet B). Working in pairs, they will have to be able to interpretthem through the questions.(20 m)6.Homework: a handout to present information by means of a picture and a handout withseveral questions.
For the power-point: a computer, a screen and a projector.
For the exercises:
Match exercise: three photocopies with the tables and the pictures.
Question exercise: two photocopies to each student.
For the homework: two photocopies to each student.
Each exercise will be suitably marked.
In the classroom, students will be asked to assess each other.Jesús Lozano Llorens