Task 3. A lesson plan.
The sights of New York city
A computer laboratory: computers, earphones.
To develop listening and speaking skills.
To develop skills in searching the exact information and presenting it as a table.
The teacher starts the lesson with a talk about major sights of any city. Students create a wordweb about sights of any city.
A teacher says a few words about New York city and its major sights and organize the work with the video and the worksheet from the site
Students create a table:
Sights of New York (Manhattan)
Central Park Times Square- park at the center of Manhattan -"The Crossroads of the World"
The teacher offers the materials of the site "woices" to enhance the knowledge about these sights( The Central Park and Times Square) and to fill in the table.http://woices.com/explore/map#coords=%2840.7541492563,%20-73.9817619324%29&z=14
These sites might be useful:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_square
The teacher offers the site http://www.amnyinteractive.com/project/2008/NYC-Accent/ and invited the children to find the stories told by people living in Manhattan.
At the end of the lesson students tell short stories about these sites.
To describe any other sights of New York city, filling in a similar table.
I would like to list the resources I will definetely use in teaching.
| This site is useful for learning some Grammar material.|
| The site is wonderful for feeling the atmosphere of the places.|
| Little funny stories and poems performed by children can be interesting for young learners.
The site can be interesting for young researchers.
http://wordia.com/Young learners will be excited to try such activities.
http://www.mediabistro.com/10000words/3-unique-ways-to-record-edit-and-publish-your-audio_b980It's a great site, helping not only to listen but also to record one's audio.