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LESSON PLAN

UNIVERSITATEA CRAIOVA
FACULTATEA DE LITERE
SECIA ROMN-ENGLEZ (ZI/BUGET)
STUDENT: AMZA ANA-MARIA
OBIECTUL: PRACTIC
School: coala Nr. 22 Mircea Eliade, Craiova
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Teacher: Amza Ana-Maria


Date: 24th April 2012
Class: 6th
Time: 50
Textbook: Snapshot
Lesson: Grils screamed and wept (Past Tense Simple Irregular verbs)
Type of lesson: consolidation of grammar
Skills: speaking, writing, listening
Teaching aims:
- to practice the Past Tense Simple in various contexts (completing sentences,
filling a timetable, interaction with other pupils)
- to enable students learn about the grammar rules of the irregular verbs;
- to revise selected vocabulary items which they will be able to use for selfexpressing
- to develop their own inner criteria of correctness.
Teaching aids: worksheets, textbooks, blackboard
Didactic Strategies:
Techniques: deductive application of rule, memorization, use words in
sentences (the Grammar-Translation method), self-correction gestures, peer
connection.
Organization: frontal activities, group-work
Assumptions: Most pupils are confident in using Past Tense Simple.
Anticipated problems: They may have problems with some irregular verbs.
Working in groups will make them a bit noisy.
Stages

Teachers activity

Skills

Students activity

Interaction

1. Warm-up

The teacher greets the


students . The teacher
checks the Students
homework orally,

Speaking

They answer to
teachers greeting
and read their

Individual
work

encouraging them when


it is required and
allowing them to selfcorrect if necessary.

2. Checking
previous
knowledge
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homework.

Then the teacher


enquires about the
classification of verbs in
English, i.e. regular and
irregular verbs.

Speaking,
listening

They classify the


verbs.

Individual
work

The teacher gives them


the worksheets and they
have to read it and fill in
the verbs, in the Past
Tense of regular verbs.

Writing

They do the
exercise.

Individual
work

Some of them
read the text and
write the verbs on
the blackboard,
the others listen
and check.

Individual
work

The teacher asks the


Reading,
pupils to read the text
writing
and write the verbs in the
Past Simple on the
blackboard.
3.
A number of 15 common Listening,
Presentation and fairly used irregular reading,
verbs are listed on the
writing
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board, one by one. While
writing, the teacher asks
about the meaning of the
verbs, giving an
opportunity to the
students to respond. All
the three forms of an
irregular verb. i.e. the
infinitive, the past simple
and the past participle,
are written down on the
board and in the
students notebooks, as
well as the meaning of
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They write in their Individual


notebooks.
work
They read the
verbs aloud.

the respective verbs.


4. Practice
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5. Feedback
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6. Ending
the lesson

The teacher splits the


Speaking,
class into groups of four, writing
assigning a number from
1 to 4 to each of the
Students in one group.
Then the teacher tells the
students to leave their
mother-group and split
into groups according to
their numbers, so all the
Studentss who have been
assigned 1, 2 and so on.
Afterwards, each group
is assigned a number of
four irregular verbs
which they have to use
correctly in sentences of
their own. Each group is
supposed to write four
sentences with their
verbs. There is one verb
common to all of the
groups, and that is the
verb to be. The
Teacher arguments her
choice by saying that this
particular verb is of a
high importance.

Each team decides Team work


upon their
sentence and write
it in their
notebooks, then
each team
presents it.

The students are asked to Writing


turn the page and do two and
exercises dealing with
reading
irregular verbs. Half of
them do exercise 1, and
the others exercise 2.

They solve the


exercise.

Individual
work

The students are invited


to make observations
about what they have

They answer to
the questions.

Individual
work

Speaking

learned.

7.
Homework

The teacher asks them to


do the remaining
exercise at home.

Coordinating teacher: Cazacu Lidia

Listening,
writing

The students write Individual


their homework in work
their notebooks.