1. Basic info
Secondary Cycle 1 Year 2
Triolet, Commission scolaire de la région-de-Sherbrooke
Subject: English second language, regular group
Associate-teacher Lyne Henripin
Student teacher Geneviève Charland
36 March 25, 3rd class, 1:35 to 2:40
38 March 26, 4th class, 2:55 to 4 o’clock
41 March 31, 2nd class, 11:25 to 12:30
2. Targeted competencies
1 Disciplinary competencies:
a) Interacts orally in English
- Engages in oral interaction
- Constructs meaning of the message
- Regulates own development as communicator
b) Reinvests understanding of texts
- Enriches knowledge of texts
- Constructs meaning of texts
- Regulates own development as listener, reader and viewer
- Carries out a reinvestment task
c) Writes and produces texts
- Enriches repertoire of texts
- Uses the writing and production processes
- Regulates own development as writer and producer
2 Cross-curricular competencies:
- Adopt effective work methods - Uses information
- To cooperate with others - Communicates appropriately
- Achieves his potential
3 Concepts introduced:
- Base form of the simple future ‘’will’’ and ‘’be going to’’.
- Negative form and the contracted form of the future.
Introduction (5 minutes)
Hook (5 mins)
- The teacher talks and uses only the simple future.
- The following questions are answered:
- What are you going to do tonight?
- What will you do next weekend?
- Then, ask the student to guess which verb tense was used during the discussion.
Explain the verb tense (15 mins)
- Ask the following question to the students:
- What is simple future?
- How do you form the simple future?
- What is the 2nd form of the simple future?
- Then, the teacher writes sentences on the board with ‘’will’’, and with ‘’be going to’’.
Underline with different colors and explain the differences among the verbs. For example,
with going to, you always need to include the verb to be in front of it.
- What is the differences between will and going to?
- Introduce future tense keywords.
- Ask student to open their book to chapter 3 on page 30. We are only doing the first half of the
chapter since we are limited in time.
- Explain from activity 1 up until the activity 6 and do two numbers of each exercise with the
whole class by projecting the instructions as well as examples with a projector. Guide the
students while giving the instructions by pointing with a pen what you are reading or talking
about. Tell them clearly that the answers of the first two questions are projected and get them
to write it in their book.
Simple future exercises (35 mins)
- In groups of two, they do the exercises 1 to 6 together, as you walk around and answer
Closure (5 mins)
- Ask the students to say sentences using the simple future in order to see if they learned the
- Give feedback to the students and tell them to put their desks back in place.
- Assign the rest of the chapter for homework. They have one week to complete it.
5. Plan B
The students who will have done the work asked will be request to complete plan B.
Choose one of the following subjects:
What will you do this summer?
What will you do if you win 1 million dollar?
Write five complete sentences.
Make sure the students are speaking in English.
After one week, check if the homework is done.
Activity book ‘’Kick Off’’ Poster
Card for attendances Class list