The theme of the lesson: Home reading (“Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”)
Aim: to develop students` reading comprehension
Objectives: By the end of the lesson students will be able to:
Get familiar with the main heroes of the story
Find the main idea of the story
Work with the story text and analyze and change it, create their own stories
Type of the lesson: focusing on reading
Literature: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Content: The lesson contains pre, while and post- reading activities and games.
Materials: home reading book, blackboard, cards, box
Organizational moment: The teacher starts the lesson from greetings and warm-up activity. The further tasks are based on the story.
Have you ever read the medieval stories?
Anticipation: the teacher gives the students sheets of anticipation guide paper with five questions in it: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
Look through the story and choose five words that are new for you. Write them in your vocabulary notebooks.
(The teacher presents new words with the help of pictures, translates where it is needed and explains the meaning of words through the context)
Read the story carefully and be ready to work with it.
Bloom`s taxonomy. Pair work.
Q: Who are the main characters of the story?
T: Tell the names of all the characters mentioned in the story
Q: What were the conditions of the “game”?
Determine the rules of the “game” proposed by green knight.
Q: What would you do if you were in the place of Sir Gawain?
T: Modify the situation- imagine you were the Sir Gawain: Would you be as brave as he was?
Q: What do Sir Gawain and Green Knight have in common?
T: Compare and contrast Sir Gawain and Green Knight.
Analyze their behaviors and what they`ve done.
Q: What do you think the role of honesty in our lives?
T: Appraise the importance of game green Knight came up with to test knights` bravery and honesty.
Creating (home work)
Q: What ways would you suggest to test knights` bravery and honesty?
T: Create your own story about values of bravery and honesty (very short)
Procedure: The teacher brings the box with six cubes in which six questions are embedded: Who? What? When? Where? When? Why?
Students should answer the teacher`s questions that begin with different words-questions.
Students should make questions (Why did Gawain not give the belt?) starting from the questions they pick up from the box (Why?)
Order the sentences below.
(Students should put the sentences in right order.)
What other stories about values of honesty and bravery do you know?
What is King Arthur famous for?
What was the most exciting thing in the story?
Writing. Group work
Students are divided into 4 groups. Then they are asked to change the story so that it will be:
Checking up the homework.
Creating: Create your own story about values of honesty and bravery.
Fill in the missing table in anticipation guide paper.
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