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Poem PPT

  1. 1. The Teaching Plan for the Poem
  2. 2. <ul><li>After learning this poem, students will </li></ul><ul><li>1) be able to know how to appreciate an English poem. </li></ul><ul><li>2) be able to understand the real meaning of the poem and its message that the poet really wanted to convey. </li></ul><ul><li>3) be able to write a simple and similar English poem. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Activity 1: </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to some sounds from the nature and ask students how they feel about the sounds they heard. </li></ul><ul><li>Sound of a stream: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWJ7tIeotWw </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Students try to write down any natural sounds that they are familiar with in small groups, For instance, sounds like rain, thunder, birds’ singing, door knock and so on. </li></ul><ul><li>Each group will act the sound out later and ask the other group about their feelings after hearing the sounds they made. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Show a picture of a pendulum clock and discuss about its history, structure, shape and sound with students. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>1) Introduce the background of the poet: Andrew Berrie and the poem to the students. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Ask students to list some rhyming words they have known on a piece of paper. Such as may, hay, bay, lay, lock, clock, block, flock and so on. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Read the poem and try to answer the questions: </li></ul><ul><li>1) How do you feel or what are your emotions after reading the poem? </li></ul><ul><li>2) What is special about the shape of the poem? </li></ul><ul><li>3) What message does the poet really want to convey in his poem? i.e. what true theme is the poem? </li></ul><ul><li>4) Read the poem aloud to the class individually or in pairs or in groups. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>...tick-tock TICK-TOCK TICK-TOCK HYPNOPTISING HYPNOPTISING The pendulum goes UP-DOWN HIGH-LOW The cogs go fast and slow The weight sinks lower and lower and lower ...TICK-TOCK TICK-TOCK The hands go stealthily round OH What a beautiful sound... TICK-TOCK TICK-TOCK TICK-TOCK tick-tock... </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Task 1: Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>1) Check the vocabulary understanding by matching the synonyms or paraphrases of the words in the poem: </li></ul><ul><li>hypnotise, pendulum, magnificent, cog, stealthily. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Students discuss why the poet used this word instead of its synonym whether we can replace them or not in groups. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Task 2: Poem Reciting Competition
  11. 11. <ul><li>As we often hear that time is life and time is money. It is true that time passes away in a wink. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you do when waiting for the bus or for classes to start? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you treasure your time and how do you manage your time better? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Try to write a poem that is similar to this one that you have learned today and you can express your certain feelings or emotions through your poems. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The End!

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