Lesson Plan 5Date : Jun 15st , 2012 Level : 1ero MedioActivity: Introducing modal verbs: Can, Can’t , Should, Shouldn’t, May, Might etcSkills: Listening, writing, speakingExpected outcomes: By the lesson students will indentify different modal verbs and the meaning theyconvey: obligation, necessity, ability, request and suggestion. Also they will be able to start producingsome sentences where modals are set in context. Resources: dictionary, markers, board, worksheetsetc. Time Comments:Introduction : 15 min Teacher greets the students , calls the roll and introduceGreetings. The topic which is “Modal verbs” used to expressRoll Calling, obligation, necessity, ability , request , suggestion:Topic Introduction Should, Shouldn’t, Can, Can’t, Must, Might, Have to. Before doing that, teacher briefly asks to handle a modal Verbs chart he previously provides them by sending it To the class e-mail account.While –Stage 20 min Teacher now starts by giving a definition of modal verbs: “They are Auxiliary verbs that provide additional And specific meaning to the main verb of the sentence. Modal verbs are sometimes referred to as Modal Auxiliary verbs because they help other verbs”“What are Modals verbs? Teacher starts writing on the board the modals which areHow do they work?” the focus of the lesson: 1) Should- Shouldn’t : To express recommendation Then he writes some simple examples in order to show Them working in context, by saying an stamen and then Writing the recommendation it is possible to give according To the statement e.g.: “ we don’t understand modal verbs: I think we should Check out the lesson contents again” “ The teacher is explain the lesson’s contents: Students Shouldn’t make noise meanwhile the teacher explains” 2) Can – Can’t: To express ability and to ask for permission: To express ability: I can play the guitar, I can play football To express permission: Can I borrow your pain? Teacher follows the same methodology along with the rest Of modal verbs which are included in the lesson, giving the Opportunity to make examples to the students and to share Them with the rest of students.
The idea on this, is guiding student to start producing By using their speaking skills some simple sentences And clarify the use of them. As Long as the students try to put them in context, Making errors in this case, will be useful in order to clarify the way Modal verbs work.Post stage: 15 min In order to work on them in grammar context, teacher provides a“ Modal verbs modals verbs worksheet where they have match according to the useWorksheet” of each and every modal, it is a three stage worksheet. Teacher provides individual assistance and clarify doubts related to Vocabulary, expression and use of modals.Closing. Teacher anticipates next lesson about modals which consists on A interactive presentations about modal and the engagement on A series of ESL on line games for young learners in order to reinforce Modal verbs definition and use.