Date _____ Grade 8th
Theme of the lesson: The geographical position of USA.
Aims of the lesson: a) Educational: Оқушылардың АҚШ-тың географиялық жағдайы туралы білімдерін қалыптастыру. Present Continuous жөнінде білімдерін жүйелеу.
b) Developing: Оқушылардың ойлау, есте сақтау, оқу дағдыларын дамыту.
c) Up-bringing: оқушылардың толерантты қарым-қатынасқа және сыныптық ұжымға тәрбиелеу.
The type of the lesson: mixed (аралас)
The tape of the lesson: travelling lesson (саяхат)
The method of the lesson: working into group; individual.
The visual aids: the interactive board, presentation, cards with task, pictures, money
The process of the lesson
I. Organization moment: Good morning, dear pupils! How are you? OK, thank you, take yours seats. –Who is on duty today?- Answer my questions: -What is your name? -How are you? -How old are?- What the date is it today? – What day of the week is it today?
– Who is absent on the lesson? –Thank you.
Theme of our lesson is “The geographical position of the USA”, but it is not simple lesson, we are going to travel to United States of America. I have divided into 2 groups and I will pay to you dollar, each dollar is your marks.
II. Warm-up: Repeat for me.
Silly Billy [i]
Why is Billy silly?
Silly Billy hid a thrilling.
Isn’t Billy Silly?
III. Station “Home” - Checking-up the homework
What was the homework? – Yes, you must draw the pictures about plants of the USA and describe them.
IV. Station “Airport of Kazakhstan” New words:
The Pacific Ocean-Тынық мұхит
USA- Американың құрамы штаттары
V. Station “ Airport of USA”
1. Reading: Now, you are going to read information about the USA.
The United States is situated in the central part of the North American continent. It is washed by the Atlantic Ocean in the east and by the Pacific Ocean in the west. In the North it borders Canada and in the south it borders Mexico. The area of the USA is of about 10 million square kilometers and its population is over 270 million people. The great majority of the population is English-speaking Americans. There are many ethnic groups in the United States. The largest group is Black Americans. The US consists of 50 states and the District of Columbia. It is a special federal area where the capital of the country, Washington, is situated. The largest state is Alaska. Hawaii is one of the smallest states; it is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean.
The main symbol of the USA is the national flag, which is often called “The Stars and Stripes”. As there are 50 states in the USA, there are 50 stars on the American flag. The flag also has 13 stripes: seven red stripes and six white stripes. There is one stripe for each of the first thirteen colonies of the United States.
Card #1 True or False?
1. The United States is situated in the central part of the North American continent
2. It is washed by the Atlantic Ocean in the west and by the Pacific Ocean in the east.
3. The area of the USA is of about 10 million square kilometers and its population is over 270 million people.
4. The capital of the country is New-York.
5. There are 50 states in the USA, there are 50 stars on the American flag
Key: 1. T; 2. F;3. T;4. F; 5. T
VI. Station “Cities of the USA”
Now, I will read the text about the main cities of the USA and you need complete the sentences with missing words.
California, New York, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania[, Ohio are the most heavily populated states, and Wyoming, Vermont and Alaska are the least populated states. The largest cities are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San-Francisco and Philadelphia.
Washington (D.C) was named in honour of the first American president (1789-1796). The capital of the country, a state, a lake, an island, a mount, a canyon, some universities and colleges, streets and squares are named after him.
New York (New York) is the city of contrasts, financial and business centre of the USA. It was founded some three hundred years ago. It is situated in the mouth of the Hudson . Its nickname is “A big apple”, because everybody wants to bite it.
Card #2 Complete the sentences
1. The largest ____ are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San-Francisco and Philadelphia. (cities).
2. Washington (D.C) is the ______ of the country (capital)
3. New York’s nickname is ________, because everybody wants to bite it. (“a big apple”)
Key: 1. Cities; 2. Capital; 3. a big apple
Time for relax. Sing the song “The Number Rock”
VII. Station “Famous place of the USA”
Speaking: You must write 2 questions about the famous place of the USA to other group.
VIII. Station “Nature of the USA”
Writing. Write the correct verbs in Present Continuous
1. Beautiful flowers ____ (grow) in the Appalachian Mountains at the moment.
2. I ___ (travel) by ship on the Mississippi.
3. She ___ (swim) on the Michigan Lake
4. He ____ (climb) to the Rocky Mountains.
Key: 1. are growing; 2. am travelling; 3. is swimming; 4. is climbing
IX. Return to Kazakhstan. The total of the lesson.
Match the pictures with their definitions.
Famous place of the USA
X. Home task: Choose the place or the city in the USA you would like to visit, describe it and explain to your classmates why it attracts you
Today, we are travelling to the USA. Would you pleasant to you? Would you want to go there?
How do you think we have achieved the objectives?
Ok, thank you. Our lesson is over, you count your dollars.
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