ICT in English Teaching – Prof. Ledesma, PaulaStudents: Cáceres Laura, Fernádez Patricia and Palladino Luciana. PROJECT WORKTopic EnvironmentFinal taskSs will work in groups of 4 and make a poster with pieces of advice so that people in the school and theneighbourhood start looking after the environment. The posters will then be posted in the school andaround the neighbourhood.Lesson 1 (1 period)Level ElementaryCourse: 3rd year at secondary schoolSubtopic Environmental problemsWarmer:Brainstorming of ideas on environmental problems. T will ask Ss to look at the pictures posted on BB and tell mewhat they are related to. The pictures are from the Teacher’s magazine. They show images related toenvironmental problems such as water, deforestation, gases from cars, rubbish in rivers, and nuclear plants.Web:Ss will link on the link below to start working on the webquest.www.zunal.com/webquest.php?w=111460They’ll start by reading the text below.http://hoatuka.com/NHO_environment.htm
What next • Match the pictures to the phrases. (Hotpot match.) • Decide if the statement are true or false (Forms) • Communication taskSs will click on a link that will lead them to the pictures below about environmental problems and they will have toidentify them. They will work in pairs and discuss the answers with their partners. I will model the activity.Expected answers:In this picture we can see air pollution. The sky is grey. Pollution causes health problems.In this picture we can see the ice. It is melting because of climate change.In this picture we can see the water. There is rubbish in the water. It is polluted.In this picture we can see the power station. They pollute the air.
Lesson 2 ( 2 periods-80 minutes )Level ElementaryCourse: 3rd year at secondary schoolSubtopic RecyclingWarmer: T will post these pictures on the BB for Ss to predict the topic of the lesson.Web- Part Ihttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgDJ_H-BzFo&feature=fvsrSs will watch this short video about recycling (How to go green). T will post the box below on the BB and studentswill have to predict the things they will see in the video. T will write a tick next to them. Predictions will beconfirmed after watching the video. Recycling bins Rubbish / garbage Buses Water Car Boxes Bicycles plastic bags Reusable bags plastic bottles Paper cups mobile phones
Task 1 • What tips does the girl in the video mention to go greener? Work with your partner / partners. Watch the video again ( if necessary ) and take notes. Be ready to share them with the class. Expected answers: 1. Use reusable bags instead of plastic bags. 2. Use mugs instead of paper cups. 3. Use reusable plastic bottles rather than plastic bottles.Web- Part IIThe T will ask Ss to click on the following link and read about the importance of recycling.http://www.clean-energy-ideas.com/recycle/reasons_why_i_should_recycle.html
Task 2: Read the article again and complete the following exerciseThe T will provide Ss with the handouts.COMPREHENSIONMatch the sentencesWhy is recycling a good idea? 1. Recycling old materials people can … a. … we need less land to put them 2. The air is cleaner … b. …because we use old materials. 3. When we recycle paper… c. …make new things 4. We can save energy when we recycle… d. … because less petrol is necessary to transport the materials 5. There is less CO2… e. … we cut fewer trees 6. When we recycle, there is less rubbish and f. … and the air is cleaner waste so…1._______2._____ _3.____ __4.___ ___5.________6._______Key: 1.c 2. d 3. e 4. b 5.f 6. aTask 3 : VOCABULARYRead the text again and pay attention to the following words in bold letters.
Read the glossary and complete the sentences below with the words in boldincrease To multiply; reproduce.wildlife All living things (except people) that are undomesticatedLandfill A large hole in the ground where waste from people’s homes or from industry is buriedbreathe To inhale and exhale airfight To attempt to harm or gain powerharm Physical or psychological injury or damage.advantages Beneficial factors or combinations of factors. a. People should____________ for the protection of the environment. b. Scientists say that _____________ is in danger c. The level of poisonous gasses can __________________ in 2010. d. Recycling has many ____________________. e. In the city it is difficult to find fresh air to _______________. f. Poisonous gases can ___________________ the environment.KEY: a. People should fight for the protection of the environment. b. Scientists say that wildlife is in danger c. The level of poisonous gasses can increase year. d. Recycling has many advantages. e. In the city it is difficult to find fresh air to breathe. f. Poisonous gases can harm the environmentCOMMUNICATION TASKPair work activityStudents will ask their partners some questions about their habits in relation to the environment.T will give them the handout below. They will answer and then they will decide if they have to give their matesadvice about this. I will model the activity with one of the Ss. I will monitor the Ss while they are working.Task 4: Ask the questions to your mate. Is he / she green? Can you give her advice to be greener? How green are you? Do you turn off the lights when you leave a room? Yes No Do you use more plastic bags than you need when you go to the supermarket? Yes No Do you use more water than you need to have a shower? Yes No Do you throw paper or plastic bottles in the street? Yes No Do you recycle newspapers? Yes No Do you reuse bottles? Yes NoSome expected answers:You should turn off the lights when you leave a room
You should not use a lot of water when you showerYou should recycle newspapers.Lesson 3 (2 periods)Level ElementaryCourse: 3rd year at secondary schoolSubtopic Solutions to environmental problemsWarmerBrainstorming of ideas: T will ask students what actions they are ready to take or are already taking to help theenvironment from all the information they have read and listened to so far. T will draw a mind map with theircontributions.WebT will ask students to click on the links below ( webquest)http://www.50waystohelp.com/http://socyberty.com/activism/lets-help-the-environment/http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/rrr/recycle.htmhttp://www.wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/index.phphttp://library.thinkquest.org/CR0215471/global_warming.htmWhat next
With all the information you have gathered design a poster to exhibit in the school facilities and around yourneighbourhood so that it can help people become aware of the importance of taking care of our planet. Travel by bike Recycle Don’t cut down trees