A Vegetable Party
Teacher: Ple[a Ramona
Class type: elementary level pupils (2nd grade students)
Frequency: 1 hour/week; 45'/hour
to raise interest in the topic
to relate to their daily life; to promote discussion
to help the students to identify and name vegetables
to enable the students to use expressions such as "I am ." in order to introduce themselves
to enable the students to play a role: a vegetable
to identify and name the colour of the vegetable they represent
to use simple questions and answers
to follow simple instructions
to use Present Simple and Continuous in simple statements
to practice the names of vegetables by singing a song
Recent work The students have been studying:
Warm-up Interaction: T-Ss; Ss-T Timing: 5'
Aim 1: to create interest in the topic: vegetables
Aim 2: to relate to their daily life; to promote discussion
* The teacher has arranged the desks in a semi-circle so as to create a different atmosphere then the usual: a party
Activity 1 Interaction :T-Ss; Ss-T Timing: 10'
Listening & Reading
Aim 3: to help them identify/name vegetables by listening to a CD
Activity 2 Interaction: individual work; S- Ss; T-S Timing: 10' Speaking
Aim 4: to enable the Ss to use expressions such as: "I am .", in order to introduce themselves
Aim 5: to enable them to play a role
Aim 6: to identify/name the colour of the vegetables they represent
( eg. " I am a carrot. I am orange.
I am a potato. I am brown.")
Activity 3 Interaction: group work Timing: 10'
Aim 7: to use simple questions and answers
Aim 8: to follow simple instructions
Aim 9: to use Present Simple and Continuous in simple statements
How many orange vegetables are at the party?"
The broccoli answers: "I am singing!"
The eggplant answers: "I am dancing!"
"Who's playing music?"
The cabbage answers: "I am playing music!"
Activity 4 Interaction: group work Timing: 10'
Listening & Speaking
Aim 10: to practice the names of vegetables by singing a song: The Vegetable Song
Ending the lesson: Teacher and students end the lesson in a partylike atmosphere! She praises all the students for their participation and tells them to prepare for A fruit party!