●Plan a lesson around a piece of literature: “Pinocchio”Age:6-7.Group:1st and 2nd Elementary School.Level:Primary School.Preparation:The tales are a fundamental tool in the school, the children are close to the tales intheir daily life and most of them know traditional tales, such as: Cinderella, SleepingBeauty, Robin Hood, Little Red Riding Hood or Pinocchio; this is the choosen talefor the present topic.The moral of the tale is :“the children must be good people, do not lie and valuing toothers”.Aims:- To develop the four skills: listening to the tale, speaking about the characters andprincipal characteristics, reading some important aspects for doing the activities andwriting words related to the tale.- To learn new English vocabulary.- To make a poster about the tale.- To act out the tale.Contents:- “ Idioms tales”: once upon a time,...and they lived happily, the fairy, magicwand,etc.- Values such as respect, sensitivity, being good child and the own effort in thelearning of English.- Characters: basic descriptions.- Watch, listen, read and speak about the tale.- Basic language structures.- Brief messages: oral and written.- Communicative exchanges among classmates.
Timing:The present topic will be executed along 7 sessions, 50 minutes in each class.- Session 1: Put a tale in your life!- Session 2: Dou you know Pinocchio?- Session 3: We want to hear Pinocchio!- Session 4: Evaluing the tale and the characters.- Session 5: My drawing of Pinocchio.- Session 6: Today, everybody is Pinocchio.- Session 7: Our representation of the tale!Aids: radio, cd, film, dvd, flashcards, computers, photocopies,masks, drawings,crayons, pencil, eraser, sheets, the tale of “Pinocchio”.A follow-up activities: As an example, I will show some activities in conettion withthe topic. The pupils will realise this activities in the development´s session.Activity 1: Put the character´s name. Select your favourite character and color it.Activity 2: Do you want to sing? Listen to the song: Once there was a good man named Geppeto,his profession was Carpenter, while it never lacked work not believed to be completely happy, because he had no family, and this made him feel very alone.Mr Geppeto always thought "that had occurred by having a child", well, and why not have itI am a Carpenter can make a wooden doll and see it as my own son, now I will do it. Thus the Carpenter was gave the task of building his wooden doll.Finally after several days of work, Mr Geppeto ended his work: "a beautiful wooden doll"
At the end I ended up, after I finished, how beautiful you are until your eyes seem atme, your nose is perfect and your mouth expresses a wide smile, now we are going to walk to see a small step for here another step for away. Excited Geppeto took the doll and it began to move through the threads that run the hands of the old Carpenter: I am no alone, now, I have you Pinocchio, because so you will called, Pinocchio.Activity 3: Complete the following sentences:- Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket jumped from the boat into the whale`s M_ _ _ _.- Jiminy Cricket was walking through the C_ _ _ when the night fell upon him.- A blue F_ _ _ _ flew in through the window.- When the C_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ finished working.- We are going to T_ _ Land.What do you do in class?, Methodology:- To apply diferent groups and resources.- To use balanced the four skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.- To improve the imagination, participation and motivation.- To promote meaningful learning. − To make a pleasant atmosphere. −How to evaluate the pupils? Assessment:When the topic finished, the pupils will show a posittive attitude towards English.Inaddition, I take into account the following assesment criteria:- Be able to reproduce oral and written vocabularys tales.- Be able to get specific information from a text.- Be able to make friends through the representation and the communication.- To increase good feelings towards the tales.- To develop new linguistic structures in English.Values: moral and civic education.Attention to diversity: diversity will be treated through activities of extension andreinforcement, mainly in relation with reading and the English language.