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English Literature
Form 4 (Intermediate and low level)
22 July 2010 (Thurs)
12.00-12.40 (40 minutes)
Superficial love versus true love
The Fruitcake Special
Speaking
Listening

Curriculum Specifications:
3.0
3.1

Language for aesthetic use


Listen to, read, view and respond to literary works by:
a.understanding and telling in one words the story and poem heard and read,
and giving ones own opinion of the text;
b.recognizing elements in a storysuch as characters and setting;
c.explaining the message the writer is trying to convey and discussing how
this relates to life;
d.understanding other peoples cultures,
traditions, customs and beliefs;
Level 1
iii. Retelling the story or poem in ones own words.
Level 2
iv. Narrating sequence of events.

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vii. Making predictions as to what might happen next in the story.
Learning Outcomes/Objectives:
By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
i.
ii.
iii.

Predict and discuss the plot of the story in pairs based on the pictures
given.
Analyze, sequence and justify the development of the plot in the story
in group of 4.
Identify the moral values of the story and relate it to their real world and
discuss as a whole class activity.

Educational Emphases:
i) CCTS
ii) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Skills
iii) Moral Values
Language content

: Adverbs

Teaching aids

: Power point presentation, worksheets.

Previous knowledge : Students familiar with the purpose of using perfume.


Anticipated problem : Some ss have problems with difficult words such as embarrassing,
opportunity, deserved.

Stage/Time
First encounter
(5 min)

Content
How
perfume
relate to
the story

Teaching-Learning Activity
Tr shows commercial
break of DKNYs
perfume.
Tr prompts several
questions and
discuss the answers:

Rationale
To arouse ss
interest towards
the lesson.

Remarks/Material
Slide show

1) What is your favorite


perfume? Why?
2) Describe the smell or
aroma of your
favorite perfume?
(floral/musky/wood/
fruity etc)
3) Why do people use
perfume?
(to smell nice/ to attract
the opposite sex/ to be
different/ to block out
body odour)
Introduction
Understanding
and
Familiarization
(15 min)

Backgro
und of
the story

Development
(Analysis &
Interpretation
(15 min)

Plot of
the story

Tr provides
worksheet 1 for each
pair.
In pairs, Tr asks them
to discuss what they
think the story is
about based on the
pictures.
Tr asks students to
list out the predicted
story line based on
each picture.
Tr calls good readers
to take turns read
their predictions.
Tr justify sss
predictions.

To make
predictions on
the plot based
on the pictures
found in the text.

Tr shows and
explains the plot of
the story using the
slide .
Tr distributes
Worksheet 2 to ss
and asks ss to match
the extract to the plot
chart.
Tr shows the
complete plot chart
and ss compare their
answer.

Ss are able to
sequence the
story in correct
order.

Worksheet 1

Worksheet 2
Answer

Adverbs

Closure
(Personal
Reaction
(10 min)

Moral
values of
the story

Tr shows slide
containing the
extracts of the story
(pg 39 & 46)
Tr asks ss to identify
Adverbs and
underline it.

Ask ss about love


potion:
1) Do you think the
fruitcake special
some kind of love
potion
2) Does the practice of
love potion exist in
our society?
3) Do you know how
love potion is made?
4) In your opinion, do
we need love potion
to make other people
attracted to us?

Ss elicit moral values


from the story and
discuss as a whole
class activity:

Examples of moral values:


1) We need to be
confident of
ourselves.
2) We do not need
something else to
make people like/love
us. Be yourself.
3) Dont judge the book
by its cover
(Armstrong - pizza
boy)

Ss know how to
apply Adverbs in
sentences.

To enable ss to
analyze and give
their own opinion
about the story.