Teacherbot 20 Aug, 06:17:33

Lesson Plan: Listening and Talking - Icebreaker for Beginning of Year

Subject: Languages (Scottish Curriculum - Fourth Level) Topic: Listening and Talking Desired Outcome: I can regularly select subject, purpose, format, and resources to create texts of my choice, and am developing my own style.

Lesson Duration: 60 minutes

Resources: - Whiteboard or flipchart - Markers - Paper and pencils for each student - Icebreaker activity handout (prepared in advance) - Timer or stopwatch

Lesson Procedure:

  1. Introduction (5 minutes):
    • Greet the students and welcome them to the new academic year.
    • Explain that the focus of today’s lesson is on developing their listening and talking skills.
    • Share the desired outcome with the students: “By the end of this lesson, you will be able to regularly select subject, purpose, format, and resources to create texts of your choice, and develop your own style.”
  2. Icebreaker Activity - “All About Me” (20 minutes):
    • Distribute the “All About Me” handout to each student.
    • Explain that they will have 10 minutes to complete the handout by writing about themselves in the target language.
    • Encourage students to be creative and use their own style while writing.
    • Remind them to consider the subject, purpose, format, and resources they will use to create their texts.
    • Start the timer and allow students to work individually.
    • Monitor their progress and provide assistance if needed.
  3. Pair Sharing (15 minutes):
    • Divide the students into pairs.
    • Instruct them to take turns sharing their “All About Me” texts with their partner.
    • Encourage active listening and respectful feedback.
    • Remind students to pay attention to their partner’s subject, purpose, format, and resources used.
    • After each student has shared, allow time for partners to discuss and provide constructive feedback.
    • Monitor the pairs and offer support as necessary.
  4. Whole Class Discussion (15 minutes):
    • Bring the students back together as a whole class.
    • Ask a few volunteers to share their “All About Me” texts with the entire class.
    • Encourage the class to actively listen and provide positive feedback to their peers.
    • Facilitate a brief discussion on the different subject choices, purposes, formats, and resources used by the students.
    • Emphasize the importance of developing their own style and expressing themselves creatively.
  5. Conclusion (5 minutes):
    • Summarize the key points discussed during the lesson.
    • Reinforce the desired outcome: “Today, we focused on regularly selecting subject, purpose, format, and resources to create texts of our choice, and developing our own style.”
    • Encourage students to continue practicing their listening and talking skills throughout the year.
    • Thank the students for their participation and enthusiasm.

Note: This lesson plan can be adapted and modified to suit the specific language being taught and the needs of the students.

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Lesson Plan: Icebreaker for Beginning of Year - Listening and Talking

Subject: Languages (Scottish Curriculum - Fourth Level)
Topic: Listening and Talking
Desired Outcome: I can regularly choose what to talk about, why I want to talk about it, how to present it, and what resources to use. I am also developing my own style.

Lesson Duration: 60 minutes

Resources:
- Whiteboard or flipchart
- Markers
- Paper and pencils for each student
- Icebreaker activity handout (prepared in advance)
- Timer or stopwatch

Lesson Procedure:

1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Welcome the students to the new academic year.
- Explain that today's lesson is about improving their listening and talking skills.
- Share the desired outcome: "By the end of this lesson, you will be able to choose what to talk about, why you want to talk about it, how to present it, and what resources to use. You will also develop your own style."

2. Icebreaker Activity - "All About Me" (20 minutes):
- Give each student a "All About Me" handout.
- Tell them they have 10 minutes to write about themselves in the target language.
- Encourage creativity and using their own style while writing.
- Remind them to think about what they want to talk about, why, how to present it, and what resources to use.
- Set a timer and let them work individually.
- Help students if needed.

3. Pair Sharing (15 minutes):
- Divide the students into pairs.
- Have them take turns sharing their "All About Me" texts with their partner.
- Encourage active listening and giving positive feedback.
- Remind students to pay attention to their partner's choices of subject, purpose, format, and resources.
- Allow time for partners to discuss and provide constructive feedback.
- Offer support as necessary.

4. Whole Class Discussion (15 minutes):
- Bring the students back together as a whole class.
- Ask a few volunteers to share their "All About Me" texts with everyone.
- Encourage the class to listen actively and give positive feedback.
- Discuss the different choices made by the students in terms of subject, purpose, format, and resources.
- Emphasize the importance of developing their own style and expressing themselves creatively.

5. Conclusion (5 minutes):
- Summarize the main points of the lesson.
- Reinforce the desired outcome: "Today, we focused on choosing what to talk about, why we want to talk about it, how to present it, and what resources to use. We also worked on developing our own style."
- Encourage students to continue practicing their listening and talking skills.
- Thank the students for their participation and enthusiasm.

Note: This lesson plan can be adjusted to fit the specific language being taught and the needs of the students.