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  1. 1. NG Sum Yi Cindy 11001748 Asia’s World City - Writing LESSON PLANClass: Secondary 3 (Average to above-average)Lesson Duration: 80 minutesTextbook: Oxford English Continuous Assessment Pack 3A (Homework)Previous Students have learnt:knowledge: 1. popular local tourist attractions such as Giant Buddha and Ocean Park Hong Kong 2. local food such as dim sum, egg tart and Hong Kong-style milk tea 3. detailed description of a particular place 4. sequence words and phrases such as first, next, thereafter and finally 5. simple present tenseLearning By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:objectives: 1. identify the text type ‘itinerary’ and tell its key features 2. plan their writing using mind-map 3. write a 3-day itinerary for a family trip to Hong KongLanguage 1. Writing an itinerary using phrases and expressions such as ‘arrive at’,Focus: ‘visit/spend time in/enjoy/experience…’, ‘go to … (place) by…’, ‘have breakfast/lunch/dinner at…’, and ‘return to… by…’. 2. Speaking: discussionTeaching PowerPoint slides (Appendix I), Itinerary samples collected from differentMaterials: travel agencies (Appendix II), Homework (Appendix III). 1
  2. 2. NG Sum Yi Cindy 11001748Procedures: Time Teaching Steps Purpose Allocation 3 minutes 1. T does a revision on vocabulary items Let Ss to recall some vocabulary about local tourist attractions with Ss by items learnt in the previous lesson showing pictures on the PowerPoint slides (Appendix I). 1 minute 2. T distributes the itinerary samples Prepare Ss for scanning practice (Appendix II) to Ss 3 minutes 3. T asks Ss if they have read this kind of Recall Ss’ memory of reading texts before and to tell what the text type itinerary in the Reading lesson is 4. T tells Ss the following: Present new language to Ss: use of i. Definition of itinerary itinerary ii. When it is usually found iii. Why it is useful 10 minutes 5. T asks Ss to scan the itinerary samples Provide instructions; let Ss (Appendix II). practice scanning and discussion skills The samples are briefly introduced in the Reading lesson: i. (in point form) http://www.ctshk.com/english/leisu re/gdhighlights/sg3.htm ii. (travel brochure) http://www.hongthai.com.sg/files/t our_files/OOLS6D_E.pdf iii. (in paragraph form) http://www.newshan.com/tour/Pac kageTour/Hong_Kong/4DHKGG.h tml T tells Ss the following: Let Ss process the features of the i. Form groups of 3 itinerary on their own ii. Each member is responsible for reading one sample iii. Report to each other after reading iv. Identify their common features such as headings, sub-headings, time, main body (descriptions of places to be visited, activities and events), and use of tense 8 minutes 6. T asks each group to report their findings. 2
  3. 3. NG Sum Yi Cindy 11001748 T asks Ss the following questions if necessary: i. Where is the heading? What is it about? What does ‘D’ stand for? Is there a place? What do we call that ‘place’ of the tour? ii. Where are the subheadings? What are they about? What is the use of numbers there? iii. Where are the main body parts? What do they tell you? Any information about tourist attractions? Which attraction do tourists go first and next? How do you know that? Any words/phrases provide hints? iv. What is the tense used?10 minutes 7. T goes over the itinerary samples one by Q&A to check Ss’ understanding one quickly by asking Ss to call out the of the texts answers to the following: i. What is the duration and destination of the tour? ii. Where do tourists visit on different days of the tour? iii. What do tourists eat for their breakfast, lunch and dinner on different days of the tour? iv. What do tourists do on different days of the tour? v. What is(are) the tense(s) used in each sample itinerary?2 minutes 8. With reference to Step 7, T summaries Present new language to Ss: the components of an itinerary and what structure of an itinerary they tell the readers with the help of PowerPoint slides (Appendix I).3 minutes 9. Focus on itinerary sample 1 (Appendix Provide instructions to S II), T asks Ss to underline all verbs in sentences about where tourists go and what they do. For example: i. In the morning, pick up from a designated hotel. ii. Explore the world famous Dafen Oil Painting Village.5 minutes 10. T asks Ss to report all verbs; lists them Present new language to Ss: on the board and explains the difficult Common verbs used in itinerary 3
  4. 4. NG Sum Yi Cindy 11001748 ones. writing T might add a few more to the list such as take a tour around/stroll around.4 minutes 11. Focus on sample 2, T asks Ss to Provide instructions to Ss underline all sequence words and phrases in sentences about where tourists go and what they do. For example: i. Next, proceed to Harbor Town Factory Outlet for shopping… ii. Thereafter, stop by Duty Free Shop to purchase local products…2 minutes 12. T asks Ss to report all underlined words; Revise the previously learnt lists them on the board. language: Common sequence words and phrases used in itinerary writing1 minute 13. Focus on itinerary sample 2 (Appendix Provide instructions to Ss II), T asks Ss to underline all verbs in negative form (don’t) in sentences about where tourists go and what they do. For example: i. Don’t miss the latest Superman Escape ride ii. Don’t miss a walk down memory lane on Sesame Street Beach iii. Don’t be shy to participate in demonstrations such as sheep Shearing2 minutes 14. T lists them on the board; explains these Present new language to Ss: forms that arouse readers’ emotions and Negative forms used in itinerary persuade them to join the tour writing8 minutes 15. T asks Ss to do the following: Let Ss practice all the language i. Think of three places or activities input (verbs, sequence words and they want to do or to for school phrases, and negative forms) picnic ii. Write them in a short paragraph and post it as comment to the blog (about 40 words).5 minutes 16. T asks Ss to read the partner’s writing Peer evaluation and assess Ss’ and to give comments on it. language practice 4
  5. 5. NG Sum Yi Cindy 110017483 minutes 17. T assigns the Homework (Appendix III) Provide instructions to Ss; let Ss to Ss; introduces the writing task (3-day produce the new language on their itinerary): own i. Explain the task in terms of word limit and target audience ii. Remind Ss to use mind map to organize ideas iii. Use common verbs, sequence words and phrases, and negative forms covered in the lesson7 minutes 18. T asks Ss to do the following: Let Ss practice discussion skills i. Form groups of 4 and generate ideas with help of ii. Discuss possible places to be visited, peers activities to be done and local food to be tried and time to be allocated for each event iii. Complete the mind map on P.1 of the Homework (Appendix III)3 minutes 19. T reminds Ss about essential features of Help Ss review what they have an itinerary; provides a web link to Ss for learnt in this lesson and produce more information about local tourist the writing attractions and food. 5