WHO'S WHO IN THE FAMILY
Structure/Vocabulary: Family members, BE, who / whose
Functions: Talking about families
|(1) Cards with description of a new family (1 per student).|
|(2) “Find Someone Who…” Cards (enough copies for whole class)|
PRE – ACTIVITY
Skills: Speaking and listening
Organization: Whole class
Procedures: Class asks teacher about his / her family (real) or imaginary.
Skills: Speaking, listening, writing.
|(1) Give out cards (one per student): explain that this is their new family. |
|(2) Explain any vocabulary or pronunciation problems.|
|(3) Give out “Find Who…?” sheet and explain how it works. Students will answer with information from their new families.|
|(4) Done as a mixer. The first student to fill out the sheet correctly wins. (Note: Family Description Cards in blue are optional. The others are needed to complete the “Find Who..” cards.)|
POST – ACTIVITY
Skills:Writing, (speaking, listening).
Organization: Individual / pairs.
|(1) Go over model paragraph. |
|(2) Individually, students write similar paragraphs about their new families.|
|(3) Then, put students into pairs and they correct each other’s paragraphs. (The paragraphs can later be collected and corrected by the teacher.)|
Activity: Family Description Cards
Cards [pdf 9 kb]
Activity: “Find Someone Who” Cards
Find Someone Who... [pdf 15 kb]
Post-Activity: Model Paragraph
My name Is Olivia. I'm 10 and I'm a student. My father's name is Joseph. He’s a scientist. He’s 44. My mother 's name is JoAnn. She is a teacher. She’s 42.I have one brother. His name is Ralph. He 's 12 and he 's a student too.