One World 2 Pages 32-33 & “Why do Wikipedia?” LessonJune 18
, 2009 at Shimotombetsu Junior High for Three 2
Grade StudentsFrom 10:30 to 11:20A = ALTS = Student(s)JTE = Japanese Teacher of EnglishLesson Focus(es), Measurable Outcome(s) &Actual Outcomes~
Comprehension of reading story.
Ask student questions about vocabulary and the story.
Students walk away with at least a basic understanding of what we’re trying to do with the Wikipedia project.
After the speech and worksheet I asked if they understood, and they said yes. For what that’s worth.10:30-391.Greeting with Review Questions ~
a.Questions focused a lot around the previous weekend’s badminton tournament. b.Overall, questions were fielded a little too easily by the students.10: 39-462.Pages 32 - 33 Vocabularya.One of the students had gotten ahead of the class and already looked up all the translations. It wasgood to see his eager attitude, and it let us fly through the vocabulary section, but it created astrange dynamic in the classroom, and led to the other students not really learning vocabulary, but just copying down definitions.10:46-593.Pages 32-33 Story10:59-11:074.JTE’s “Reading Lesson” questions sheet.11:07-11:195.Wikipedia Speech
What is Wikipedia?
An online encyclopaedia that can be written by anyone in the world.
Why would someone want to write for Wikipedia?
To record human knowledge and teach others.
So people can learn.
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