OBJECTIVES: Working in groups, using information from slides about healthy eating and information from The Internet, the students will be able to give 2-3 arguments for and against; ask a few questions for opponents and summarise the speeches.
COMPETENCES: Communication, social, personal, learning to learn, creativity, cognision
The Ss had to prepare the slides about healthy eating ; After the presentation it was discussed by given topic.
The teacher prepares the sheets of papers with the sentences which students have to finish ( for reflection).
Would you agree that…
The best thing was…
T prepares the assessment scales.
One Minute Talk: The class presents the topic on healthy eating and the student has to talk one minute.
1. The teacher presents the theme and objectives of the lesson. She presents the table of assessment and gets students to know the sentences for self evaluation.
2. The teacher appoints two students who evaluate the speakers. (The teacher evaluates too).
3. The students were divided into teams (one team is positive and the second- negative).The speakers prepare their speeches .
4. The speaker of affirmative team presents his speech (6 min.). The Ss has to present all arguments for. For example, if he/she has 3 arguments and it is not enough time to explain the third argument, so Ss can only present it ( without expanation) and to say that this argument will be explained by the second speaker of proposing team.
5. Cross questioning- the third speaker of opposing team is asking the questions of the first proposing speaker.
6. The speaker of negative team presents his speech (6 min.). Ss pesents his/her case and he/she tries to deny the arguments of the first speaker and wants to demonstrate what his arguments are more convincing.
7. After the speech is finished the first speaker of negative team is cross – examined by the third member of proposing team (3 min.)
8. The second speaker of affirmative team presents his/her speech.(6 min.) Ss has to restore the arguments of his/her team. The student has to explain why arguments of the negative team are not correct.
9. Cross-questioning- The first speaker of opposing team is asking for the second speaker of affirmative team. (3 min.)
10. The second speaker of the opposing team presents his/her speech. The speaker has to show why the the arguments of propposing team are not correct and tries to demonstrante what his/her arguments are more convincing. 5 min.
11. Cross questioning- The first speaker of proposing team asks for the second speaker of opposing team. 3min.
12. The third speaker of proposing team presents his/her speech. The student generalizes the debates- reviews the most important arguments between teams and justifies why his/her team was right.5 min.
13. The third speaker of opposing team presents his/her speech. Ss concludes the debates – reviews the most important arguments between teams and justifies why his/her team was right. 5min
(During debates every team has 8 minutes for preparation- they exploit the time for preparation of cross questioning)
Genaralization of the lesson and evaluation:
The teacher together with the students (who evaluate) summarise the presentations of both teams, comment their ideas, arguments and evaluate.
The students are going to write an opinion essay . This is the topic of the essay: HEALTHY EATING. In the essay students have to give at least three arguments to support their opinion.
The students should write 180- 230 words.
The students complete the given sentences.
The layout of the lesson was prepared by English teacher Aušra Andriekiene
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