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Lesson plan

1. Teachers name:
2. Date: The 11
th
of June 2014
3. coala gimnazial Tudor Arghezi
4. Form: VII
5. Time of lesson: 50 minutes
6. Textbook: CLICK
7. Unit: Our changing world people who changed the world
8. Lesson: What would you choose to put in a time capsule?
9. Skills: Speaking, Listening
10. Aims:
By the end of the lesson the students will be able to:
Talk about inventions that changed the world
Talk about things which are important to them and they would put in a time capsule
Take decisions and to come to an agreement within a group
Use Type 2 Conditional
11. Personal goals: In this lesson I am going to use visual aids to teach important inventions and to
start a debate on this theme.
I want to have my students motivated and active, so I will use a role-play activity
12. Anticipated problems:
Students may not succeed in coming to an agreement in choosing 8 most important
objects;
Time organization;
13. Possible solutions:
I will go to help those students to have a similar if not common point of view;
I have got another activity.









Stages Activities Interaction Time
Teacher activity Students activity

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WARM-UP






LEAD IN





LISTENING/
VIDEO
STAGE












PRACTISE






GROUP
DECISION-
MAKING

















Teacher presents the topic
of the lesson. She writes
the title on the board.

Teacher tells students that
they will watch a video in
which 10 important
inventions of all time are
presented.


Teacher plays the video.







Teacher asks students
what a time capsule is and
what is that used for.

Teacher organises the
students in groups (4-5
students) and present
them a particular situation
for the next activity.













Greetings, date, absents
The student on duty tells the
absents; the teacher writes the
absentees in the catalogue;






They are asked to watch it and
take notes about the inventions
presented.



Students listen to the recording
and take down notes.

Students are asked to say which
are the ten inventions presented
and what do they think about
their importance in our lives.

Students offer answers to the
question.


Students have to imagine they
have just discovered a time
capsule and they can send some
objects back in time to their
ancestors.

In groups students have to
negotiate their objects to come
up with a shared list of only
eight items to put in a time
capsule and send them back in
time. They should put the
objects in order according to
their importance.




Teacher-
students




Teacher
student









Student
-student

Student-
teacher


Student-
teacher









Students
-students









3




1




1





6



7




3



5





10









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7.

EVALUATION
FEED BACK






HOMEWORK
Teacher helps and
encourages the groups to
tell their choices to the
other classmates.




The teacher announces
the homework: Project,
page 126
One member of each group
presents the list of the selected
objects and explain their choices
by offering arguments.
Students
-students




Teacher -
students
10






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