LESSON PLAN

GRADE: the XIIth D (students aged 17 – 18)
LEVEL: Advanced
TEXTBOOK: Upstream Advenced
TITLE OF THE LESSON: People Power
TYPE OF THE LESSON: Combined lesson
SUBJECT: Generations apart?
TIME: 50 minutes

AIMS OF THE LESSON:
 to say words related to moods and feelings;
 to skim the text for extracting specific information;
 to predict the content of the text using title, words and pictures;
 to explain words and phrases using context, pictures and dictionary.

TECHNIQUES USED: Receptive skills: reading
Productive skills: speaking and writing
TEACHING AIDS: textbooks, notebooks, blackboard,
ORGANISATION: individual work, pair work, group work

ANTICIPATED PROBLEMS:
Students may find it hard to express themselves fluently in English
Students may not know how to explain some words.
SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS:
Teacher should group weaker students with more advanced ones so as the former to be helped by the latter.

STAGES OF THE LESSON

STAGES OF THE
LESSON TIMING TEACHER’S ACTIVITY STUDENTS’ ACTIVITY

Activity 1 Greets the students, asks who is absent and why; Answer the teacher’s questions and show their
5’ checks the homework. homework to be corrected.
Writes the title of the new lesson on the board and The Ss think of possible themes of the lesson.
asks the Ss to translate it and to say what they
think the new unit will be about
Begins by asking the Ss to think about their Think of what relationships involve and try to
relationships with their grandparents. Asks them to explain the type of relationship they have with
discuss the questions with reference to their own their grandparents.
Activity 2 10’ experiences.
Explains the Ss that they are going to read an Complete the task in pairs.
article about the role of grandparents today and
asks them to guess what the article will be about.
Asks the Ss to scan the text and answer the Answer the questions.
questions from exercise 1c page 54.
Activity 3 Asks the Ss to read the text and choose the best
10’ answers for questions 1-6.

Explains the task to the Ss and allow them few
minutes to scan the text again and find the phrases Complete the exercise in pairs
and explain their meaning.
Activity 4
10’ Explains the task and allow Ss a few minutes to In pairs or groups Ss discuss the quote from the
discuss it. text and whether they agree or not, drawing on
their own experience.
Decides that the students’ homework for the next Pay attention to the teacher’s explanations.
Activity 5 5’ time should be exercise 4b/55. Read the tasks and write down in their notebooks
the extra information that the teacher gives.