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Concrete poetry lesson

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Concrete poetry lesson

  1. 1. By Katya Loskutova & Nina Zotina
  2. 2. <ul><li>The fragment of the lesson with the use of concrete poetry . </li></ul><ul><li>Aimed at the 9 th grade students </li></ul><ul><li>Topic – London </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Develop speaking skills (mini-dialogue) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop writing skills (writing a poem) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop reading skills (reading techniques) </li></ul><ul><li>Get the students acquainted with London’s places of interest </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Develop critical thinking (the ability to find out advantages and disadvantages) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop creative skills </li></ul><ul><li>Get the students acquainted with the contrast type of poem </li></ul><ul><li>Develop logical thinking </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Do you know who is a conformist ? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a person who agrees with everything. At present it’s important to be able to disagree. Today we’ll try to do that. We’ll look at London from some other side. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Now let’s make a bubble-scheme with positive and negative features of London. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the example here . Try to find logical counter-arguments. </li></ul><ul><li>I created my own poem about London. Let’s read it. </li></ul>… … … … London
  7. 7. <ul><li>London is a huge city </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>But it’s not the biggest in the world . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>A lot of people admire it </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>But not everybody wants to live there. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>It is visited by millions of tourists </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>But some of us can’t afford that </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>You can see many interesting places there </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>But you won’t have time to see them all ! </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>But ... </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul><ul><li>But … </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul><ul><li>But … </li></ul><ul><li>You can … </li></ul><ul><li>But you won’t … </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Try to find negative points in the things I am mentioning. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue my thought starting with the word ‘But..’ </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to my example: </li></ul><ul><li>Perm is a beautiful city. </li></ul><ul><li>But it’s very dirty. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Now it’s your turn to continue my thoughts: </li></ul><ul><li>There are many interesting subjects at school. But… </li></ul><ul><li>( they are difficult, </li></ul><ul><li>there are too many ) </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>It’s sunny. But… </li></ul><ul><li>( it’s cold ) </li></ul><ul><li>I like summer. But… </li></ul><ul><li>( I don’t like heat, </li></ul><ul><li>I hate insects ) </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>I want to visit Paris. But.. </li></ul><ul><li>(I don’t have money, </li></ul><ul><li>my parents don’t want that) </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Now write a poem in pairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Think of possible advantages and disadvantages connected with London. There is the bubble-scheme to help you. </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready to present your </li></ul><ul><li>poem in the form </li></ul><ul><li>of an argument. </li></ul><ul><li>St 1 – likes London, </li></ul><ul><li>St 2 – disagrees with him/her </li></ul>
  21. 21. London … … But … …
  22. 22. <ul><li>Now answer some question in order to assess your work during the lesson. </li></ul><ul><li>Do the reflexion. </li></ul><ul><li>Hope today`s lesson was interesting and useful for you. </li></ul>
  23. 23. London It’s a beautiful city There are a lot of interesting places You can walk the whole day there It’s rather noisy There are too many tourists But the weather is rather windy … …

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