(2nd Period: 09:10-09:55)
Topic: “Easter Holiday in America”
1) Answer questions about time.
2) Review old vocabulary words.
3) Indentify new vocabulary words.
4) Ask each other “What is your favorite holiday”?
5) Read a text about American Easter traditions.
6) Read a text about Ukrainian Easter traditions.
7) Students will answer questions from the text.
8) Students will create Easter cards for their families.
1) Teacher will ask the class questions about the time: (3 mins)
1. What day is it today?
a. Today is…
2. What day was it yesterday?
a. Yesterday was…
3. What day will it be tomorrow?
a. Tomorrow will be…
4. What month is it now?
a. The month is…
5. What was last month?
a. Last month was…
6. What will be next month?
a. Next month will be…
2) What is today’s date? (2 mins)
1. Teacher will ask the class a question about the today’s date and the class will provide the answer:
2. After the class answers the questions, the students will write the date from the black board.
3) Brainstorming Holidays (3 mins)
1. Teacher will ask students to brainstorm what certain holidays are in English.
2. Teacher will write the holidays in English on the black board.
4) Ball Toss: (5 mins)
1. Teacher will throw a ball to a student and ask the question, “What is your favorite holiday?”
2. Students will say, “My favorite holiday is…”.
3. After the student answer the question, the student will toss the ball to the next student and repeat the same question to that student.
5) Check on Homework (2mins)
6) Review old vocabulary (2 mins)
1. one of them/us/you, some of them/us/you, most of them/us/you, all of them/us/you
1. New Vocabulary (3 mins)
1. Easter, baskets, to paint, eggs, church, ham, God, and songs.
1. VOCABULARY SCRAMBLE (5 mins)
Before class, write vocabulary words, leaving space between each letter, and cut the letters so each is separate. Be sure not to mix words, and put the letters for each word in a small plastic bag. During class, after reviewing the words, give a baggie to each student (or student pairs) and have them put the letters in order. This activity is rather time consuming and students may need to help each other.
Introduction: 24 mins
1. Text about American Easter holiday
Many Americans follow the tradition of coloring hard-boiled eggs and giving baskets of candy. The Easter Bunny is gives presents to children like Santa Claus in Christmas. An Egg hunt is a game during which decorated eggs are hidden in secret places for children to find. The game may be both indoors and outdoors. The child who finds the most eggs will win a prize! On Easter Monday, the President of the United States holds an annual Easter egg hunt on the White House lawn for young children. New York City holds an annual Easter parade on Easter Sunday.
1) Students will read and translate the text.
2. Questions from the text (5 mins)
1) What do people make for Easter?
2) What do they cook?
3) Where do they go on Easter?
4) What do families do after church?
5) Do you like this holiday?
1. Create Easter cards (10 mins)
1. Students will create Easter cards for their families in Russian and in English. (for homework)