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Lesson plan for Form 2

Date

: 3rd August 2014

Time

: 9.00 10.20 am

Form

: 2 Cempaka

Language proficiency

: Advanced/intermediate

Language item

: listening and writing skills

Grammar integrated

: Simple Past Tense and adjectives.

Topic

: Treasure The Family Bonding

Curriculum specification

: 1.1 Level 1 (i) talking about (describing) ones hobbies, pastimes,


routines, ambitions, hopes, etc.
2.1 (i) Listening to and understanding a variety of texts of suitable
length (messages)
2.2 level 2 (i) following sequence of ideas
2.2 level 2 (ii) identifying important ideas by listening and checking a list

General objective

: By the end of the lesson students should be able to generate and


produce main ideas of the story listened and expand those ideas by
relating to ones personel experience.

Specific objectives

: At the end of the lesson, students should be able to;


1. Answer at least 7 out of 10 questions in the listening
comprehension types given after the audio is played thrice.
2. Extract at 3 out of 5 main ideas from the audio and expand those
main ideas in the form of song lyric.

Previous knowledge

: students have learnt how to expand the main ideas from essay writing.

Teaching materials

: laptop, a trailer video of My Sisters Keeper, a video of song by


Luther Vandross titled Dance with My Father, worksheet 1 (listening
comprehension)

Moral values

: appreciation of family bonding, respect, life motivation.

Time

Content

Teaching learning activities

Rationale

Set

Topic: introduction

Teachers roles:

To warm up

induction

Mode: whole class

1. Teacher greets students.

students with

(10

Skill: speaking

2. Teacher writes on the board the word

the topic and

minutes)

Material: -

FAMILY.
3. Teacher asks students to generate a few
ideas (e.g; expression, messages,

to arouse
students
interest.

experience, bittersweet memories, etc)


based on the word within 3 minutes.
4. Teacher chooses a few students to voice
out their ideas randomly.
5. Teacher concludes and summarises the
similarity of the idea to the concept of
the family and introduces the topic.
Pre-

Topic: Taking out the

Listening

main ideas from movie

(15

Mode: whole class

minutes)

Skill: Listening and

Teachers roles:
1. Teacher plays a trailer video of the
movie My Sisters Keeper.
2. Teacher asks students to write down

To present the
topic to the
students so
they know

Speaking

whatever dialogue or scene that they

what they are

Material: Laptop, a

think are suitable for the main idea of

going to learn.

movie trailer titled My

the story.

Sisters Keeper

3. Teacher chooses students randomly to


speak out loud their ideas to other
students.
4. Teacher assists students to polish their
skill on how to take out the main idea
from the text given.
5. Teacher asserts the main ideas of the
movie trailer given.

While-

Topic: Listening to

Listening

Dance with My Father

( 25

Skill: Listening

Teachers roles:
1. Teacher distributes a worksheet to all
students but they are not allowed to

To test
students
understanding

minutes)

Mode: Individual
Material: Laptop, a song

open until such instruction.


2. Teacher plays a song by Luther Vandross

of Luther Vandross

titled Dance with My Father thrice.

titled Dance with My

Students are then asked to open the

Father

worksheet at the second and third times

about the
topic.

song playing.
3. Teacher gives students 15 minutes to
complete the worksheet.
4. Teacher asks students to exchange to
worksheet to the other students and
teacher projects the answer scheme to
the students.
5. Teacher discusses and collects the
worksheet to be marked.
Post-

Topic: Lets sing!

Listening

Skills: writing and

(25

speaking

Minutes)

Mode: Group work

Teachers roles:
1. Teacher locates students in a group of 5
students.
2. Teacher asks each group to come out

Materials: Minus one of

with at least 3 main ideas from the same

the song Dance with

song.

My Father

To extend
students
ability about
the topic.

3. Teacher asks each group to expand the


ideas in the form of song lyrics with at
least 8 lines and 50 words altogether.
4. Teacher asks each group to sing the song
the way the Luther Vandross song sung
and teacher helps with the minus one of
the song.

Closure

Topic: Highlight main


points
Skill: Speaking
Mode: Whole class
Material: -

Teachers roles:
1. Teacher relocates students seating
arrangement to its original place.
2. Teacher asks students randomly what
they have felt after learning this

To sum up
activity.

particular topic.
3. Teacher highlights the important points
of the topic.
4. Teacher dismisses the class.

Worksheet 1.
Listen to the song and answer the questions.

1. Based on the song, What has happened to the father?


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2. The line My father would lift me high and danced with my mother and me and then spin me
around till I fell asleep is the symbolism of the family moment. Explain in your word, what is
that symbolism?
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3. If I could get another chance, another walk, another dance with him,
I play a song that would never ever end
How I love to dance with my father again
Based on the song, what could you interpret of the message?
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4. On what occasion is the song being sung and to whom the song is addressed to?
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5. If I could steal, ___________, ____________, ____________, with him
6. List and explain 3 main ideas from the song that related to the family bonding?
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7. Based on the song, how can you tell the feeling of the singer towards his father? Support your
answer based on the lyrics of the song.
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8. Choose one (1) best theme that you think it suits to the song. Why?
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9. What was the thing that his father left under the sheet?
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10. Complete the line,
Every night I fall asleep, and ___________________________________.