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A Haunted House

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by Ramin Hosseinpour Milaghardan | 01 Jun 2021
Resource Description:

The story is about a haunted house. The activities are for pre-intermediate learners. The Lesson includes:

a reading test, a vocabulary activity, a reading comprehension true and false activity, describing different rooms in a house, creating an ending to a story, making a poster, and a fun game.

Audience: Elementary, Teacher Training
Audience Language Proficiency: Beginner
Duration: 90 minutes
Language Skill: Reading
Content Area:

The learners will get to know about a literary genre. This lesson will help the learners to improve their general knowledge about the English language.

Materials and Technology:

1. Lesson plan

2. Worksheet

3. Link to video clip

4.Smart Board

5. Computer

Objective(s):

1.To use English language literature for language learning.

2. To familiarize  learners with short stories.

3. To work on antonyms in the English language.

Outcome(s):

As a result of this lesson, students will:

Identify and define vocabulary related to ghosts and ghost stories.

Discuss their opinions about the existence of ghosts and similar creatures.

Read a short story about ghosts and discuss it.

Write a short paragraph about ghosts.

Make a poster about ghosts.

Procedure:

1.Activity 1: Answer the questions. Then say the name of your favorite film or book about ghosts.

2.Activity 2: Preparation: Read the text and then match the highlighted words in the story with their opposites bellow.

Activity 3: Read the story again. Mark the sentences (true) / (false).

Activity 4: Find the furniture and rooms in the story.

Activity 5: Use each word to describe a different room, place, or thing in a house.

Activity 6: Write your own ending to the story. How do you think the story ends? Use the following ideas.

Activity 7: Write two or three sentences that transfer horror to the audience. Draw pictures which reflect the same sentences. (Making a poster)

Please see the attachment for the full lesson plan.

 

Assessment:

The assessment is done by doing a simple game. It will help the teacher to monitor if they have understood the concept of antonyms. The teacher can observe their process of answering True/False questions which will provide clues on their scanning skill.

Differentiation:

A good activity is watching different clips of age-appropriate ghost stories with English subtitles and working on them as an extension of learning new words.

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TESOL Interest Section: English as a Foreign Language, Nonnative English Speakers in TESOL