Lesson Plan: Touchstone 4 Unit 12 Lesson C "The best part was...

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English For All CLA!! "A#E: A$%ance$ #orning
&ATE: Tues$a'( #a' 1)( 2*12
Teacher+s,: !arah &un-ee
Lesson
Objectives
1. SWBAT listen for details about Jenn’s summer job in the recorded conversation.
2. SWBAT write conversational exressions in the !iven sentences.
". SWBAT read and match both arts of the #$ don’t %now if& sentences.
'. SWBAT sea% and listen while the( discuss somethin! interestin! about their jobs with artners.
). SWBAT listen to a conversation about *arina’s job interview and answer +uestions about secific
details.
,. SWBAT discuss the conversation +uestions about an ideal job.
Materials Listening activities from
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Procedure 1. Warm-up: Summer jobs (7 mins)
Objective: SWBAT speak and share answers about their past summer jobs.
• Pre-activit : T will ask Ss “Who can tell me what a summer job is?” Ss will answer and T will
introduce the activity by stating an anecdote about a summer job that she had when she was a teenager. T
will say “When was !"#!$ years old% worked as a lifeguard at a summer cam&. 'lthough it was a really
cool job at the time and loved having it because got to stay out in the sun all day and get tan and breath
fresh air% would never want to have that job as a &rofession because it can get really boring standing ne(t
to a &ool and watching &eo&le swim for hours)”
• !ctivit: *ow% T will ask Ss to think of their own summer jobs that they had when they were
younger. T will ask. “What summer jobs did you have? What did you think about that+those jobs? Were
they well &aying? s it common for teenagers to have summer jobs in your countries?” ,-onte(tuali.e
with 'merican culture where summer jobs are common for teenagers and college students. Ss will share
their answers with the class.
• Post-!ctivit: T will ask Ss if they get more enjoyment out of their current jobs or their summer
jobs from before. “What are some of the good things that you miss about your summer jobs that you wish
you had in your career?”
Evaluation: T will know that Ss understand the concept of past summer jobs when the are able to share
information about theirs in the past.
"#!$S%"%O$: $o& t'at &e 'ave learned about our (us) past summer jobs* let)s 'ear about t'e
summer job t'at ta+es place in t'e te,tboo+-
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Objective: SWBAT listen for information about !enn"s summer job in the content of the recordin#. SWBAT
read and identif e$amples of introductor noun phrases in the conversation. SWBAT speak !enn"s
conversation in pairs.
• Pre-activit (4 mins): T will read the instructions aloud for '% “-an you com&lete the
conversation with your own ideas?” T will have the Ss com&lete their conversation% and then com&are
their answers in &airs. Ss will check their answers with the class by sharing their conversations aloud in
&airs.
• !ctivit (7 mins): Ss will close their books and listen to the conversation in the
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Ss will listen for and take notes on the following/ “What was 0enn1s summer job? 2ow did she like it?” Ss
will listen and write. 'fterwards% Ss will com&are their answers as a class.
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• Post-activit (7 mins): T will &resent the section labeled “*otice.”
T will have Ss read the information in the grey bo( and the e(am&les. Ss will find e(am&les of these
e(&ressions in the conversation. 5ach S will read one e(am&le from the conversation aloud.
Ss will &ractice the conversation in &airs. They will take turns and switch roles if time allows.
Evaluation: T will know that Ss have understood the information the have listened to in !enn"s summer
job recordin# when the can answer %uestion about the dialo#ue and identif introductor noun phrases
in their conversation.
"#!$S%"%O$: $o& t'at &e 'ave 'ad some listenin( practice and identi5ied some intro p'rases*
let)s practice 5illin( in more conversations6
7. /omplete t'e /onversation (17 mins)
Objectives: SWBAT write introductor noun phrases in the conversation. SWBAT listen for e$pressions
that fill in the blanks in !enn"s conversation. SWBAT speak the conversation with their partner.
• Pre-activit: T will tell Ss to com&lete the conversation using the e(&ressions from the *otice
bo(. ,6ore than one answer is &ossible.
Ss will com&lete the conversation.
Then% Ss will com&are their answers with a classmate 7but not aloud as a class8.
• !ctivit: T will tell Ss% “*ow listen and notice and write down what 2iro and 0enn actually say.”
Ss will write down the e(&ressions actually used in the conversation
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• Post-activit: T will tell Ss% “*otice how often you chose the same e(&ressions as in the
recording.” T will ask Ss% “-an anyone give me an e(am&le of where they used a different e(&ression than
in the recording?” T will take a few answers. Ss will &ractice the conversation in &airs and take turns
s&eaking each &art. ,They can either use the scri&ted lines% or their original ones.
Evaluation: T will know that Ss understand introductor phrases when the are able to write their own in
the blanks at the be#innin# of the conversations. T will know that Ss have heard the e$pressions in !enn"s
conversation when the are able to fill in the blanks with her wordin# and compare them with their
written e$pressions.
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<. Strate( Plus: =% don)t +no& i5-> (4 mins )
Objective: SWBAT read &' don"t know if() e$pressions in the conversation and reali*e their meanin# as
an intro phrase.
• Pre-activit: T will &resent Strategy 9lus.
T will tell Ss “1 don1t know if:1 is another e(&ression &eo&le use to introduce a statement. t enables
s&eakers to involve the other &erson in the to&ic and see if they have any shared e(&eriences knowledge to
e(&lore.”
T will have read the left side of Strategy 9lus bo(. 'nother S will read the e(am&le.
• !ctivit: T will have Ss look back at the conversation on &. !;; and find e(am&les of “ don1t
know if:” Ss will share their answers.
• Post-activit: T will &resent n -onversation. T will ask Ss to volunteer to read the information
aloud.
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Evaluation: T will know that Ss understand the meanin# of &' don"t know if() e$pression when the are
able to use an e$ample of this e$pression in their ori#inal speech.
"#!$S%"%O$: $o& t'at &e 'ave an understandin( o5 t'e =% don)t +no& i5-> e,pression* let)s test
our +no&led(e t'rou(' practicin(6
4. Matc'in( t'e sentences (7 mins)
Objective: SWBAT read and match the be#innin#s of sentences introduced with &' don"t know if() to the
ends of their sentences.
• Pre-activit: T will have Ss read the answers for a#f aloud% so they can inter&ret new vocab words
such as “inter&reter” 7b8% resume 7d8 and start#u& loan 7e8.
• !ctivit: Ss will get into &airs and discuss matching the answers. They will then com&are their
answers to be sure.
• Post-activit: Ss will check their answers as a class. T will call on volunteers to read the number
and matching letter along with the com&lete sentence aloud.
Evaluation: T will know that Ss have answered the %uestions correctl when their answers match up with
the answers in the book.
"#!$S%"%O$: $o& t'at &e 'ave done some matc'in(* let)s tr it in conversation-
A. Pair &or+: =% don)t +no& i5-> in conversation (4 mins)
Objective: SWBAT speak and appl &' don"t know if() in a conversation
• Pre-activit: T will direct Ss in brainstorming interesting things about jobs. T will give the
e(am&le% “<or e(am&le% something interesting about teaching is that there is a lot of homework in
&re&aration for a class)” T will write Ss ideas on the board.
• !ctivit: T will have Ss read the instructions aloud. T will make sure Ss use the e(&ression “
don1t know if:”% but they can use their own ideas to kee& the conversation going.
• Post-activit: T will call on a grou& of volunteers to &resent their conversation to the class.
Evaluation: T will know that Ss have applied &' don"t know if() e$pressions in their conversation when
T can hear Ss usin# them as she walks around the classroom.
"#!$S%"%O$: Breat6 $o& t'at &e 'ave 'ad some (roup &or+* let)s move onto listenin( and
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7. Listenin( to Marina)s Cob %ntervie& (13 mins)
Objective: SWBAT listen for the correct details about +arina"s job interview.
• Pre-activit: T will read the instructions aloud. T will have Ss volunteer to read the =uestion and
&ossible answers aloud. T will go over new vocab as needed.
• !ctivit: T will &lay the recording. Ss will listen and circle the right
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Ss will go over the answers as a class.
T will ask% “>o you think 6arina is ha&&y in her job? Why or why not?” Ss will share their answers and
give a reason why.
Evaluation: T will know that Ss have correctl heard +arina"s job interview when the are able to answer
%uestions about it.
"#!$S%"%O$: $o& t'at &e 'ave 'ad some listenin(* let)s move onto more spea+in( practice-
D. Broup &or+ (13 mins)
Objective: SWBAT speak and discuss their opinions to %uestions about the workplace.
• Pre-activit: T will read the instructions aloud. T will call on a volunteer to read the first =uestion
and the e(am&le answer aloud. T will give her answer to the first 4 and state that “ think the ideal job
would be a T.3. show host on the Travel -hannel% live 'nthony ?ourdain in ,o -eservations.
• !ctivit: Ss will get into &airs and take turns answering the =uestions in their &airs.
• Post-activit: T will take several answers from volunteers who said their answers in &airs.
Evaluation: T will know that Ss are able to answer the %uestions about the workplace when their answers
are correct accordin# to the %uestions provided.
"#!$S%"%O$: Wrap up t'e class &it' a conclusion and 'ave eac' S sa one t'in( and one &ord
t'at t'e learned toda.
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F. Writin( activit (17 mins)
Objective: SWBAT write essas about friends whose jobs the admire.
• Pre-activit: T will &resent the writing activity to Ss. T will tell Ss that they should write a sort
re&ort about someone they know whose career they admire. T will write on board% “2ow that &erson got
the job% What he+she does% why he+she is good at it% what the best thing about it is% the worst thing% etc.” T
will tell Ss that their essay must be at least $ sentences long. T will give the e(am&le of a &eer she met in
6iami who is her age who is working for a com&any in 9anama who got the job through his father. She
admires that &erson because they are the same age and is is so much more successful than she is)
• !ctivit: Ss will take @ mins to write their essays.
• Post-activit: Ss will have a chance to share their essays with the class. T will collect essays
afterwards to grade them and hand them back to Ss.
Evaluation: T will know that Ss have properl written their essas when there are few errors when she
corrects them.
"#!$S%"%O$: $o& t'at &e 'ave 'ad some essa &ritin( practice as individuals* lets practice
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13. Writin( a conversation (13 mins)
Objective: SWBAT write a conversation usin# intro phrases and present their conversation in front of the
class.
• Pre-activit: Ss will look back at the conversations of 2iro and 0enn. T will have Ss work together
in &airs to rewrite a conversation using the introductory e(&ressions on &age !;; and using the “ don1t
know if:” e(&ression from &g. !;A. Ss should write at least four lines for each &erson.
• !ctivit: Ss will &ractice their conversation in &airs.
• Post-activit: T will elect volunteers to &resent their conversation in front of the class.
Evaluation: T will determine whether Ss are usin# enou#h intro e$pressions durin# their class
presentations and practice between partners.
!ssessmen
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1. T will %now that Ss understand details of Jenn’s summer job in the recorded conversation when the(
can answer 9’s about it.
2. T will %now that Ss understand the exressions used in the !iven sentences when the( are usin! them as
advised b( the T.
". T will %now that Ss have roerl( matched both arts of the #$ don’t %now if& sentences when their
answers match the answers in the boo%.
'. T will %now that Ss are havin! a discussion about somethin! interestin! about their jobs with artners
when she can hear their discussion while wal%in! around the room.
). T will %now that Ss have !iven correct answers after the( listen to a conversation about *arina’s job
interview and answer +uestions about secific details when their answers match the boo%.
,. T will be able to evaluate Ss’ the conversation answers about an ideal job.
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Problems
!. Ss will become bored with 'ctivity ' because they are re&eating the listening section of the activity two
times% then &racticing the conversation again.
Solution/ -onversation section can be omitted if Ss seem very bored. Time fillers are at the end in case
time runs short.
;. Staying on time.
Solution/ Try to be accurate with antici&ated times and move onto the ne(t activity when &lanned.