“Ways of Communication”- Lesson plan School: Şcoala cu clasele I-VIII Nerău Teacher: Buru Florin Grade: 6th Topic

: “Ways of Communication” Time of Lesson: 50’ Textbook: Factfile Skills involved: Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing Material: worksheets, textbooks, board, coloured chalk, cassette- recorder Teaching Aims:  to reveal the ways humans and animals can communicate  to guess the meaning of sounds and sign language  to express agreement using “So…/ Neither…”  to extract certain information out of a listened fragment  to encourage pupils to communicate in English  to better cooperate and communicate in a group Learning Aims:     Assumptions:     Pupils are familiar to the ways animals and humans can communicate Pupils should know to listen to a conversation for a specific purpose Pupils should be able to speak in English and work in a group Pupils should be familiar to expressing agreement • to be able to give examples of ways of communication to know how to express agreement in a conversation to listen to a conversation for a specific purpose to be able to speak in English and work in a group

Anticipated Problems: Some students may have difficulties in understanding the listened conversation • Some students may not fully be able to express agreement • Some students may not be able to answer the questions related to the listened information Interaction: T→Ps,P→P, P→T Class Management: • The classroom provides the necessary environment for working in groups • There will be textbooks on Pupils’ desks and a cassette recorder on T’s desk Attending Strategies: • T’s role: conductor, standing front centre for presentation or crouching next to a group of Ps during controlled practice

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Listening Objectives: to express their opinion about talking on the phone Class management:Whole . The message is reported to the teacher.Listening Objectives: to make use of the sign language Class management: Group. Activity Three: Post. keeps eye. Class management:Whole-Class Timing: 3’ Procedure: Ps have to match the gestures to their meaning and give examples of other ways people can communicate.Listening Objectives: to express their opinion about the way people can communicate.• • T’s attitude: moves around the class. Activity Two: Listening Objectives: to listen for a specific purpose.Class Timing: 3’ Procedure: Ps look at the picture and answer the questions “Do you like talking on the phone? How long do you usually talk on the phone?” 2 . activities.work Timing: 10’ Procedure: Each group receives a message on a piece of paper and tries to use sign language to make their classmates understand the message.through “warm-up” activity Continue. Initial Practice Activity One: Pre. Class management:whole. asks for absentees and puts questions related to their homework.observation. to extract information that complete the chart in the textbook. homework STAGES Warm-up Objectives: to check the Ps’ homework and correct them if necessary Class management: the whole class Timing:7’ Procedure: The T greets the Ps.contact but also encourages Ps to speak T always corrects Ps’ mistakes Evaluation: Initial .oral.class Timing: 3’ Procedure: Ps listen to a conversation in order to find ways humans and animals communicate and complete the chart. The Ps answer the questions and the T corrects them if necessary. analyses of answers Final. Secondary Practice Activity Four: Pre.

Activity Five: Listening Objectives: to listen for a specific purpose Class management: Whole . the way So and Neither are used. fill in the blanks and notice the way agreement can be expressed. 3 .Class Timing:4’ Procedure: Ps have the task of listening to a phone conversation and say if each sentence is true or false. Activity Six: Post. Homework: Objectives: to express agreement Class management: whole class Timing:5’ Procudure: Ps have the task of giving the right answers using So or Neither.Listening Objectives: to focus on certain parts of the phone conversation Class management: whole class Timing:15’ Procedure: Ps listen to a certain part of the conversation.