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Lesson Plan Template Teacher: Cody Rae Kedy Level: A2A Goal: Objectives: Students will be able to:

1. Distinguish between first, second, and third conditionals 2. Write original sentences in first, second, and third conditionals 3. Match mixed conditional sentences Theme: Adventure Travel Stage/Aim/Skill/Microskill Activity/Procedure Warm-up ReviewIf only, wishes, omitting If Go over HW-students wrote their own original sentences using conditionals (wishes, If only, and omitting If) Ss will choose 3 of their best sentences from each category and write on the board. T will review the 3 types of conditionals. 1st conditional: If + simple present or If + future (real condition + possible result) If I dont eat breakfast, I feel ill. If I get bored of living in NYC, Ill move to London. 2nd conditional: If + past tense form/would + verb If I worked out every day, I would be in better shape. 3rd conditional: If + past perfect/would, could, might, +past participle If Lisa hadnt been born in France, she wouldnt have lived in Paris. In pairs, Ss will write 3 sentences of each type on butcher paper (but not which type it is). Another pair of Ss Interacti Time on Ss-T 10.00-10.20 Date/Time: 11/17/11 10.00am-12.00pm



Activity 1 1st, 2nd, and 3rd conditional review


must decide if it is 1st, 2nd, or 3rd conditional and why. Ss will get in small groups (3 or 4). Ss-Ss Activity 2 One student will start out with a Conditionals that are sentence that is untrue in the past. rd Untrue in the Past (3 For exampleIf I had not come to the conditional) United States, I would not have visited This is the form students the Grand Canyon. The other Ss in the seem to be having the most group must then build on the story. T trouble with. will provide a few prompts in case Ss run out of things to say. Other prompts: If I had not gotten married.. If I had not been born in _________... If I had not gone to university This will also be a good opportunity for Ss to practice speaking skills. Ss will get in groups of 3 or 4. (If all Ss-Ss Activity 3 13 Ss are present, there will be 3 Conditional Card Game groups of 3 and 1 group of 4). http://www.langenscheidtEach group gets a set of 32 cards and a copy of the directions (click on link to ads/lehrwerke/308/ELTthe left to see the full game with P04_57_conditional.pdf instructions). After Ss have received their cards, they must first decide if they have any matches. If they think they have a match, they must confer with the members of their group. If it is a match, those cards are set aside. When a student is out of cards, they are out of the game. When all members are out of cards, they must decide which sentences are 1st, 2nd, and 3rd conditional. The person with the most points wins. 1st conditional = 1 point 2nd conditional = 2 points 3rd conditional = 3 points Wrap-up Exit Cards and Thanksgiving reminders Please post on class blogwhat are you doing for Thanksgiving? Are you traveling? Eating turkey? Shopping on Black Friday? No class next week! Exit cardwrite 1 thing learned and 1 thing still confused about T-Ss




Materials: Butcher paper, index cards, markers, markers for board, conditional card game materials Anticipated Problems: I havent done these 2 games before, so I am not exactly sure about timing and effectiveness. Contingency Plans (what you will do if you finish early, etc.): If Ss finish Activity 3 quickly, I will give each group blank index cards. They must write their own examples of conditional sentences (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) in the format of the cards from the game. For example, on one card, a student might write, If I won the lottery and on a separate card I would travel to Europe. They must switch cards with members of their group and try to put together their classmates sentences. I also have a listening activity from NPR with comprehension questions for backup if necessary. Post-Lesson Reflections: I was really pleased with this lesson, especially with Activity 3. Students were very involved in the game, and it was interesting to see them work out the problems that occurred when they accidentally paired the wrong cards together. There was a lot of laughter, but I could tell it was a challenging but fun activity for students. They also really enjoyed the speaking activity. Most of the students dont like speaking in front of the whole class, so it was nice to hear everyone talking in small groups. Since that game is a round robin of sorts, it forced everyone to speak when it was there turn. Students seemed to get into this game, and some of them made some very funny sentences!

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