Grade: Middle

#2897. What Makes Me Angry

Reading/Writing, level: Middle
Posted Sat Jul 12 11:31:07 PDT 2003 by Ambreen Asif Qureshi (
Commecs Institute of Faculty Training, Karachi, Pakistan
Materials Required: Charts, Dictionaries, Flash cards and Pictures
Activity Time: 2 Periods of 30 Min. Each

SUBJECT ENGLISH TEXTBOOK: Advance with English Book 1
TIME: 2 Periods of 30 Min. Each UNIT TOPIC: "What Makes Me Angry"
INSTRUCTIONAL GOAL : To develop basic listening and speaking skills, to build up reading skills, and to give them new vocabulary.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES 1st Period:Introduction and Revision:1. Having entered the class, the teacher will pretend to be angry in a subtle manner and tell them that she is a bit angry that day (Tell them politely that being angry doesn't mean, snorting with anger and creases on forehead).2. She will invite them to guess the cause of her anger.3. She will ask them if they have ever got angry, and write their ideas on the board.4. Then tell them that they are going to read the lesson on the same topic which is "What Makes Me Angry"5. She will give them some introduction about lesson e.g. "There are different reasons due to which people get angry and feel unpleasant. And in this lesson we will read answers to a letter in which teenagers were asked the question. "What makes them angry"Lesson Sequence:6. Ask the students to turn to page no. 72. Make sure that all the students are paying attention and ready to learn.7. Write the meanings of "New words" on chalk-board, so that you can explain it while reading the lesson. 8. Start reading with correct pronunciation and stress on words. Remember that teacher is the only role model for the students.9. While reading explain the meanings of "New Words" as well. 10. Having read out the lesson, make them understand and then invite them to read the lesson individually.Wrap UpTeacher will have a class discussion on the reasons, what really makes us angry or may have a discussion on the topic "should we get angry? why ? why not?"Home WorkAsk them to collect five reasons, which make them angry, which will be discussed in the next class.2nd Period:TopicQuick questions and "Think About It"Introduction and Revision The teacher will take a quick review of previous day and then tell them that she is going to ask questions of the lesson that has been taught.Lesson Sequence Divide the class in two groups. Ask a student from group to read out the question to ask the other groups hwether they get angry or not. Then ask a student from the other group to answer. They need not give complete answers (complete sentences), but they can give short answers like "yes they do or no, they didn't". Tell them the method of giving answers according to the question.Activity The teacher will do the following activity in the class room, to improve their ability of asking questions and giving answers.Guessing GameOne student chooses a thing and whispers it to the teacher. The class will ask yes/no question.Is it in Pakistan?Is it in the classroom?Is it big? Etc The first student must answer truthfully: 'Yes it is', 'No it isn't'. When the object has been guessed , it will be another student's turn. "Think about it" During this time, the teacher write the questions, answers on chalk board and then ask them to write it in copies.3rd DayIntroduction and Revision Having taken a quick review of previous day the teacher will tell them that they are going to have a class discussion session on given topics.Lesson Sequence Divide the class into groups and give the given topics to every group and give them ten minutes to collect points. After ten minutes invite the members of the group to give their opinion about the topic. Tell them that other groups can challenge the opinion of the group, and they will have to give their points to clarify the matter.Wrap UpEncourage them in the end, and ask them what they have learnt from today's discussion.Home WorkAsk them to write important points of today's discussion.4th DayTopicNew Words pg 74Fill in the blanks pg 74-75Pronunciation Practice pg 75Introduction and Revision Take a quick review of previous day and then ask them some words that mean almost the same as "angry". Then tell them that you are going to tell them some words which have the same meaning as angry has.Lesson Sequence1. Teacher will write the words on chalkboard and also can show them flash cards of words. Then ask them to put the letters of the words in the correct order. Also tell them that these words have almost the same meanings as "angry". Having put the letters in the correct order, tell them the meaning of every word separately.2. Fill in the blanks Read out the sentence and before reading the sentence, do not forget to tell them the meaning of words, so that they can choose the suitable words. Read the sentence no and then ask them which words is suitable for the blanks. You can also invite the students to read out the sentences. Repeat the same process for every sentence. Ask them to write these exercises in copies, as well.3. Pronunciation practice. Pg 75 First give them an example by reading yourself. Tell them how will they pronounce "t" and "th" Make them read individually, as well as collectively. Tell them how they are used in a sentence.Wrap Up Teacher will divide the students into pairs, and give them a home assignment to find out 1 word beginning with "t" and "th" each. Tell them that in the next class, the group members will have to come in the front and tell others about the 2 words they have chosen. Whether they are nouns, verbs, adjective etc. and how they can be used in a sentence.a. Formative check (progress checks throughout the lesson) Throughout the lesson, the teacher will be asking guided questions. Textbook exercises will be done. Pronunciation practice will be done.b. Student Participation (how you will get the students to participate) Throughout the lesson, the students will be active, because the teacher will be asking question. They will respond to the teacher's questions, do group work, and consult dictionary.c. Closure (how you will end the lesson) The students will be asked to do the exercises in their class work and some of exercise will be given for home work.