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CEP Lesson Plan Teacher/s: Allie & Bruce Level: A1a Date/Time: 6/12/13 Goal: Discuss memorable moments,

read for a sequence of events and use the past tenses. Objectives (SWBAT): Students Will Be Able To 1. Discuss memorable moments. 2. Read for a sequence of events. 3. Use the simple past, past progressive, and past perfect tenses appropriately. 4. Use past progressive to tell a story. Theme: Memorable Moments Extensions: Stage/Aim/Skill/Micro Activity/Procedure skill Linking & Transitioning to rest of lesson: Speed Sharing using past tense verbs Questions: - What was the last movie you saw? Did you like it? Why or why not? - Where did you go for your last vacation? What did you do? - How did you feel when you first found out you were coming to NY/NJ. Why did you feel this way? - What were you doing when you first heard Barack Obama was first elected in 2008? - How did you findd out about the Boston Marathon bombing? 1. Ts present questions to Ss on Prezi and remind students to use past tense verbs in their answers 2. Ss think about their answers 3. Ss take turns in pairs asking a question and answering a question. 2 min total for Interaction Time

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Transition to #1: Were you surprised at how fast they caught the suspects of the Boston

Marathon bombing? Now youre going to solve a crime too...

each question. In between each question, one row moves down so that each S has a new partner. Continue for all questions.

1.1 Pre-Stage: Youve been learning how to read and listen for a sequence of events. In this http://www.anthonyteac activity, you will be practicing those skills her.com/teachingbooks/ Split class into 3 groups (3-3-4) - have Ss IntermediateCommunic count off 1-2-3-1-2-3, etc. to form groups ationGames.pdf Read instructions out loud to class. - stress one card at a time We need to reconstruct Annies evening to determine whether or not she could have committed the murder. Each group will get a set of instructions and a set of cards for the game. Activity 1: Detective Game 1.2. During Stage: Present questions on slide that Ss should answer for each card: What happened? When did it happen? What happened before it? What happened after it? Remind students to use past tense.

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Ss in groups place the cards in time order S-S one card at a time. Remind Ss to discuss out loud. Suggest that Ss use a timeline to help them Transition to #2: In this figure out the order. activity we pieced together Annies night 1.3 Post-Stage: in order to see the Could Annie be the murderer? Why or why whole story. Next, well SS-T not? When could she have done it? practice storytelling Introduce concept of an alibi. Does Annie using past tense verbs. have an alibi for her activities from 7-10:30? SS-T

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Activity 2: Storytelling Using Past Tense

2.1 Pre-Stage: Ts explain that we will watch 2 videos. After SS-T each video we will ask Ss to explain what happened in the videos using past tense verbs - specifically past progressive.

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2.2. During Stage: Videos: 1.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAcdv mnZ_GM&feature=youtu.be SS 2.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to7uIG 8KYhg Ts play one video at a time. Ss answer Transition to #3: Weve questions in post-stage before going to video #2. seen how to use the past progressive tense for storytelling. But we 2.3 Post-Stage: Ss will talk with a partner to tell the story. Ss can use all three past S-S tenses we have learned will ask each other questions about the video. One S is the question asker for the when were talking first video and one S is the answerer, then Ss about history, like in switch roles for video #2. your homework. Lets What happened in the video? review the different ways we can use each What was happening before it happened? tense in your homework - What was the mother panda doing? - What were the babies doing? from last night.

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Activity 3: Grammar Review

3.1 Pre-Stage: Ss review homework with a partner. S-S (Practice 7 in Workbook p. 12, and identifying verb tenses in Allies and Bruces bios on website) Discuss any discrepancies as a class. There SS-T may be cases where more than one tense is appropriate. 3.2. During Stage: Remind students of strategies to use when

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Transition to #4 or Wrap-up: Now well take a 5 min break and then we will begin the Unit 2 Test.

determining the correct verb tense to use. 1. Make a timeline. 2. Look for keywords (before, since, while, when, after, during, etc.). 3. Subject-verb agreement. 3.3 Post-Stage: Answer last minute student questions about Unit 2. SS-T 5 min

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Activity 4: Unit 2 Test

4.1 Pre-Stage: Ts hand out exam. Ts give students 2 min to review questions for listening. 4.2. During Stage: Ts play audio recording 2 times. Ss complete remainder of exam. Ts available for answering S questions. 4.3 Post-Stage: Ts collect exam.

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Wrap-up

Lesson Evaluation Procedures: Ts tell Ss the homework for Thursday and remember to check the class website for updates. Homework: Based on what you have learned from reading Bruces and Allies bios, write your own bio. Be aware of verb tense while you are writing. Please email your bio to Bruce when you are done.

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Materials: Prezi 3 sets of instructions and cards for detective game Detective game answer key YouTube videos (in Prezi) Textbook Workbook Unit 2 Test (11) Anticipated Problems & Suggested Solutions: Students are confused about detective game Ts will circulate to answer questions and model part of the activity if necessary Tech issues Prezi saved to flash drive, if videos do not work out Ts will improvise a short skit instead Contingency Plans (what you will do if you finish early, etc.): If we finish early, we can start on the bios part of the homework as a class. Post-Lesson Reflections: Relate language focus and theme Rotate between groups to listen for errors