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ENGLISH CORNER 3

UNIT 1
MEMORIES
Main Purpose
To enable students to discuss their memories and describe actions that happened when others were in progress

SOCIAL PRACTICES:

1. Giving and obtaining factual information of a personal or non-personal kind

FUNCTIONS:

Asking for and giving information about past memories


Describing what people were doing at a certain moment in the past

EXPECTED LEARNING:

Understanding a real conversation about past memories


Sharing anecdotes
Chatting about something interesting you did in the past.
Interviewing someone about an interesting topic
Writing an entry for a blog and your diary describing memories of your last
vacation
Writing a short story and friendly letter
Writing a biography of a famous person
Writing an email about a day in the past
Creating a blurb for the back cover of a book

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 1

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

Talking
about a
summer
vacation

OBJECTIV
E

To write
about
summer
vacation
actions.

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

ENGLISH III
Unit 1 Memories
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss what a blog is and what information people write on
1
, pen or it.
Individually pencil
- Ss read the blog and answer the questions.
50 min
- Ss reflect on the tense used in the text.
- Ss complete a fact file to prepare a last summer vacation.
- Ss write in their notebook their personal blog about last
summer vacation.
Writing a
To review SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss if they keep a diary.
diary entry. past
2
, pen or - Ss read someones diary entry to respond some questions.
forms.
Individually pencil
- Ss reflect on the past form use.
50 min
- Ss complete a dictionary entry about verbs.
- Ss think about what they did last weekend in order to write a
diary entry.
Talking
To reflect SESSION CD
- T asks Ss where the best place to meet people is.
about
on the
3
player,
- Ss look at the picture to predict what the situation is about.
someone use of did Individually CD,
- Ss listen to an audio and respond to the questions.
s past
as an
Pair work textbook, - Ss reflect on the use of did.
actions.
auxiliary
50 min
pen or
- Ss classify the use of did in some sentences.
and as a
pencil
- Ss develop a fact file about a friends past action.
verb.
- Ss get in pairs to have a conversation to talk about their friend
s past actions.

NOTES
The
writing
can be
include
d in the
portfolio
.
This
entry
can be
in the
portfolio
.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 2

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTIO
N
& TIME

ENGLISH III
Unit 1 Memories
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

MATERIAL

Creating a
story

To review
simple past
through a
story.

SESSION 4 Textbook,
Individually pen or
Group work pencil
50 min

Reading
biographies

To
SESSION 5 Textbook,
recognize
Individually pen or
past events Group work pencil
in
50 min
biographies.

Chatting
about the
past

To use a
SESSION 6 Textbook,
chat room to Individually pen or
talk about
Pair work pencil
past events.
50 min

PROCEDURE

- T asks Ss what they know about pre-Hispanic


stories.
- Ss look at the picture to predict what the story is
about.
- Ss read the story and choose the correct option to
answer the questions.
- Ss reflect on the use of the simple past.
- Ss get in groups of four and plan a story. They
develop a fact file.
- Ss share the stories with other classmates.
- T asks Ss who Gandhi was.
- Ss read Gandhis biography and answer the
questions.
- Ss number events in order.
- Ssreflect on the sequence words in the biography.
- Ss write a short biography using linking words.
- Ss get in groups to write the biography of someone
they admire.
- T asks Ss if they chat online.
- Ss read a conversation of a chat room and answer
the questions.
- Ss write about what they have done recently.
- Ss get in pairs to have a chat room conversation.

NOTES

It is a
good
time to
have the
first
partial
exam

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 3

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

Talking
about
actions in
progress in
the past

Talking
about
actions in
progress at
different
times.
Talking
about
anecdotes

OBJECTIVE

To identify
past
actions in
progress

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

SESSION
7
Individually
50 min

ENGLISH III
Unit 1 Memories
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

- T asks Ss if they have to be at home at a specific hour,


what would happen if they came home late.
- Ss listen to a telephone conversation and answer the
questions.
- Ss reflect on actions in progress in the past.
- Ss complete someones email.
- Ss write about what was happening when they got home
one night.
- Ss get in pairs to have a conversation talking about the
situation in the previous exercise.
To talk in
SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss if they stay with relatives when they go on
past
8
, pen or vacation.
progressive Individually pencil
- Ss read an email to respond the questions.
when
50 min
- Ss reflect on the spelling of some verbs in ing form.
writing an
- Ss play tic tac toe
email.
- Ss write an email to a friend about the things they were
doing one day they didnt go to school.
To talk
SESSION CD
- Ss predict the situation in a photograph.
about
9
player,
- Ss listen to an anecdote and answer the questions.
simple past Individually CD,
- Ss listen to the anecdote again to find out the meaning of
actions and
Group
textbook, some words.
past
work
pen or
-Ss think about an anecdote to write about.
progressive
50 min
pencil
-Ss go around sharing their written anecdotes.
through
anecdotes.

NOTES

CD
player,
CD,
textbook,
pen or
pencil

This
email
can be
included
in the
portfolio.
The
anecdot
e is
included
in the
portfolio.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 4

MAIN ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

Writing a blurb

To review
the simple
and past
progressive

Reading news

To review
the simple
past and
progressive
.

Communicatin To identify
g with relatives the parts of
or friends
a letter.

INTERACTION
MATERIAL
& TIME

ENGLISH III
Unit 1 Memories
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

SESSION Textbook, - T asks Ss what they enjoy reading.


10
pen or
- Ss read a text to find out the tittle of it. Then they answer
Individually pencil
the questions.
Group work
- Ss reflect on the simple past and the past progressive
50 min
together in a sentence.
- Ss complete the missing information in a text.
- Ss get in groups to write a blurb. Then they share their
work with other classmates.
SESSION Textbook, - T asks Ss if they read the newspaper.
11
pen or
- Ss read a newspaper article and answer the questions.
Individually pencil
- Ss reflect on the use of adverbs in news.
Group work
- Ss identify cognates.
50 min
- Ss get in groups of three to prepare a news segment.
- Ss share their work with other classmates.
SESSION Textbook, - T asks Ss how often they communicate with relatives or
12
pen or
friends. If they use a letter.
Individually pencil
- Ss read a letter to answer the questions.
Pair work
- Ss identify the parts of the letter in the previous text.
10 min
- Ss put the pieces of a letter in order.
- Ss plan a letter deciding who they are writing to and why.

NOTES

It is time
to do
the
second
partial
exam.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 5

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTION
& TIME

Doing the
project

To write a
biography

SESSION 13
Individually 50
min

Evaluation

To have Ss
evaluate
classmates and
themselves.
To measure Ss
knowledge

SESSION 14
Whole group
50 min

Evaluation

SESSION 15
Whole group
50 min

ENGLISH III
Unit 1 Memories
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

MATERIAL

board
textbook,
pencil, pen,
notebook

PROCEDURE

-Ss have a discussion about


Bill Gates.
- Ss read the biography and
answer the questions.
- Ss write a biography about
a successful person.
-Ssdopeer evaluation.
-Ss evaluate themselves.

Term Exam

- Ss do the term exam.

NOTES

ENGLISH CORNER 3
UNIT 2
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Main Purpose
To enable students to interpret and discuss rules and regulations and warning signs and or notices, as well as to express obligation.
SOCIAL PRACTICES:

1. Carrying out certain transactions

FUNCTIONS:

Giving warnings and stating prohibition


Expressing obligation.

EXPECTED LEARNING:

Designing warning and prohibition signs


Talking and giving your opinion about rules and regulations
Creating rules for your school and other places
Giving and asking for information about you or others obligations
Having a conversation about security in a public place
Discussing environmental problems and measures people can take
Designing a poster to help the environment and save wildlife
Writing an article explaining how to save our forests
Participating in a debate.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 1

ENGLISH III
Unit 2 Rules and Regulations
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:
Martha Anglica de Alba Flores

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTION
& TIME

Identifying
warnings.

To identify
warnings by
using the
imperative.

SESSION 1
Individually
Group work
50 min

Textbook,
pen or
pencil

-Ss discuss about a picture to predict the text.


.
- Ss read the website and answer the questions.
- Ss reflect on the imperative form to be used as warnings.
- Ss read the text again to complete the tips for cyclists.
- Ss get in groups of three to discuss possible warnings for people who ride motor
scooters

Identifying
signs.

To look at
signs in order
to identify
prohibition.

SESSION 2
Individually
Pair work

Reading,
textbook,
pencil or
pen

Talking about
permission
and
prohibition

To review
prohibition
and identify
permission.

SESSION 3
Individually
Pair work

textbook,
pencil or
pen

- T asks Ss what they see in the signs.


- Ss read the transcript to reflect on the verb that expresses prohibition.
- Ss associate some signs by saying which ones are warning or prohibition.
- Ss get in pairs to design a warning sign and a prohibition sign choosing some
public places.
- T asks Ss where they see signs about permissions, prohibitions or warnings.
- Ss look at the picture to predict where the people are. Then they read to choose
the correct option.
- Ss look at some signs to indicate which ones a person refers to.
-Ss look the picture to find more examples of permissions and prohibitions.
-Ss match two columns to review permissions and prohibitions.
- Ss get in pairs to have a conversation between a bus station official and someone
who is not paying attention to one or more of the signs in the bus station.

MATERIAL

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 2

PROCEDURE

ENGLISH III
Unit 2 Rules and Regulations
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates: Martha Anglica de Alba Flores

NOTES

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTIO
N
& TIME

Identifying
obligation
and
prohibition

To reflect
SESSION 4 Read,
on the verb Individually textbook,
that
Pair work pencil or pen
expresses Group work
obligation
50 min
and
prohibition.

Talking
about rules

To talk
about rules
with the
use of
imperative
and some
modal
verbs.
To review
rules

Reviewing
rules

PROCEDURE

NOTES

- T asks Ss if they like going to the zoo.


- Ss might get in pairs to predict the information of
the next text.
- Ss read the text and answer the questions.
- Ss reflect on the use of must and mustnt to
indicate obligation and prohibition.
- Ss talk about some signs used at zoo by saying
what must and mustnt be done in that place.
- Ss get in groups of four to talk about what you
should do at the zoo.
- Ss create a leaflet including some rules.

Make
projects
about
different
places
in the
city

MATERIAL

SESSION 5 Textbook, pen


Individually or pencil
Group work
Whole
group
50 min

- T asks Ss if they know their school rules.


- Ss read the text and put a check to the statements
that are the same in their school.
-Ss reflect on the way of saying rules.
- Ss read some situations to make logical rules.
- Ss get in groups of four to set up some rules for
their English class.
- Ss present their work to the whole class.
SESSION 6 Read,textbook -Ss discuss some questions about a picture.
Individually , pencil or pen - Ss listen to a conversation to respond to some
Group work
questions.
Whole
- Ss listen again to identify the rules mentioned.
group
- Ss get in groups of three to prepare the rules for
50 min
an earthquake or hurricane safety drill. Then they
present their work to the whole class.

ENGLISH III

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 3

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

Talking
about
chores at
home

To identify
what we
must do at
home.

Talking
about things
we dont
have to do.

To talk
about
things that
are not
necessary
to do.

Finding
degrees of
obligation

Unit 2 Rules and Regulations


Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates: Martha Anglica de Alba Flores

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

SESSION
7
Individually
Group
work
50 min

Read,
textbook,
pencil or
pen

PROCEDURE

NOTES

-Ss look at the picture and say what the person is doing.
- Ss read and answer the questions.- Ss read to the conversation to find out another way to
express obligation.
- Ss read the transcript to find have to.
- Ss complete a chat room.
- Ss get in groups to talk about what chores they have to do
at home.

SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss if it is important to recycle.


8
, pen or - Ss read the text to answer the questions.
Individually pencil
- Ss reflect on the things that are not necessary to do.
Group
- Ss read some statements to put a check on the ones that
work
people have to do.
50 min
- Ss design a Change for the future poster for their
neighborhood.
To use two SESSION Textbook -Ss predict what the magazine is about.
forms of
9
, pen or - Ss read the magazine article to answer the questions.
expressing Individually pencil
- Ss reflect on the form have to and must.
an
Group
- Ss look at the pictures of some animals and discuss what
obligation.
work
care they need.
50 min
- Ss plan article for the school magazine about how
responsible a person must be when having a pet.

ENGLISH III

The
poster
can be
used in
the
portfolio
.
The
plan
can be
include
d in the
portfolio
.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 4

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

Writing leaflets To review


modal
verbs by
writing a
leaflet.
Creating a
website

To create a
website to
suggest
solutions.

Reading and
writing short
stories

To review
prohibition.

Unit 2 Rules and Regulations


Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates: Martha Anglica de Alba Flores

INTERACTION
MATERIAL
& TIME

PROCEDURE

SESSION Textbook, -Ss predict the information of a leaflet.


10
pen or
- Ss read the leaflet to respond to some questions.
Individually pencil
- Ss read the leaflet again to find the meaning of words they
Group work
dont know.
50 min
- Ss get in pairs to discuss about what animals are in danger
of extinction. They prepare a leaflet to present to the class.
SESSION Textbook, - T asks Ss what they think about water shortage.
11
pen or
- Ssread the text quickly to predict.
Individually pencil
- Ss read the text to answer some questions.
50 min
- Ss reflect on the verbs that express obligation and
prohibition.
- Ss complete the some sentences.
- Ss look at some environmental problems to plan the
solutions.
- Ss prepare a website about the solutions they suggest
about the environmental problem they chose.
SESSION Textbook, - T asks Ss if they like reading short stories.
12
pen or
- Ss read an excerpt from a story to respond to the
Individually pencil
questions.
50 min
- Ss underline the sentences that express prohibition.
- Ss write a short story about prohibition.

ENGLISH III

NOTES

The
website
can be
included
in the
portfolio
.

It is time
to
present
the
second
partial
exam.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 5

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTION
& TIME

Doing the
project

To prepare a
debate

SESSION 13
Individually 50
min

Evaluation

To have Ss
evaluate
classmates and
themselves.
To measure Ss
knowledge

SESSION 14
Whole group
50 min

Evaluation

SESSION 15
Whole group
50 min

Unit 2 Rules and Regulations


Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates: Martha Anglica de Alba Flores

MATERIAL

PROCEDURE

board
textbook,
pencil, pen,
notebook

-Ss discuss some questions


about using a cellphone.
- Ss read a text to put a check
on the statements that they
agree or disagree with.
- Ss get in groups of four to
plan a debate about being in
favor or against using a
cellphone.
- The whole class has to be
divided in two, one group in
favor and another against
using the cellphone.
- One student must be the
panelist and one must be the
moderator.
-Ss dopeer evaluation.
-Ss evaluate themselves.

Term Exam

-Ss do the term exam.

NOTES

ENGLISH CORNER 3
UNIT 3
FOOD AND DRINK
Main Purpose
To enable students to participate in conversations in which food and drink are ordered as well as to describe food and
drink that they know or like and their recipes, and learn about food and drink and other parts of the world.

SOCIAL PRACTICES:

1. Carrying out certain transactions


2. Giving and obtaining factual information of a personal and non- personal kind

FUNCTION:

Ordering a meal
Discussing food and giving recipes

EXPECTED LEARNING:

Ordering food in a caf or in a restaurant in several ways


Taking food orders, ordering a meal in a formal or informal restaurant
Understanding a menu and its different sections
Talking and writing about food likes and dislikes
Reading a food label, understanding it and deciding if you would consume the
product
Understanding a recipe on the radio or on TV
Saying and writing the ingredients and their quantities in a recipe, saying how to
prepare a dish step by step, inventing delicious recipes

ENGLISH III

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 1

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

Creating
a menu

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

To
SESSION Textbook
introduce
1
, pen,
vocabulary Individually pencil,
about food
Group
CD
and
work
player,
drinks.
Pair work CD
50 min

Unit 3 Food and Drink


Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

- T asks Ss if they like junk food. If there is a snack bar in their


school and what it sells.
- Ss listen to some conversations and answer the questions.
- Ss unscramble the words to make a conversation between a
waiter and a customer.
- Ss get in groups of three to create a menu.
- Ss get in groups again to make a role play about being in a
restaurant.
Ordering a To review SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss if they eat out in restaurants and who they went
meal
food and
2
, pen,
last time with.
drinks.
Individually pencil,
- To predict the situation, Ss look at the picture and circle the
Group
CD
food theyd like to order.
work
player,
- Ss listen to the conversation to answer some questions. Then
Pair work CD
they listen again to complete the order form.
50 min
- Ss reflect on the use of asking or ordering food- Ss complete a conversation between a waiter and a
customer.
- Ss put a conversation in the correct order.
- Ss get in groups of three or four to contextualize a situation at
a restaurant. They make a role play.
Ordering a To order
SESSION Textbook -Sslook at the text to predict what kind it is. They will think if it
meal
food
3
pen or
is a good idea to order a meal on the net.
online
throughout Individually pencil
- Ss read the text to respond some questions.
the net.
Pair work
- Ss get in pairs to create an internet food order form.
50 min
- Ss can exchange their forms with other pairs.

NOTES

ENGLISH III
Unit 3 Food and Drink
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 2

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTIO
N
& TIME

MATERIAL

Reviewing
To describe
the service at restaurant
a restaurant service.

SESSION 4 Textbook
Individually pen or
Group work pencil
50 min

Talking about To identify


nutritious
nutrition
facts
concepts.

SESSION 5 Textbook
Individually pen or
Pair work pencil
50 min

Designing a
menu for
special
occasions.

SESSION 6 Textbook
Individually pen or
Group work pencil
50 min

To review
food, drink
on special
events.

PROCEDURE

NOTES

- T asks Ss what type of food they like and if they are


adventurous eaters.
- Ss look quickly at the text to predict what it will be
about.
- Ss read the text and answer the questions.
- Ss reflect on the verbs that express likes and
dislikes.
- Ss complete some sentences.
- Ss get in groups of four to prepare a restaurant
review.
- Ss write a restaurant review. They will show their
review to the whole class.
- T asks Ss if they ever read food labels.
- Ss read the mini texts and match them to the
information they refer to.
- Ss read the text again to answer some questions.
- Ss get in pairs to read another food label and
answer the questions.
- Ss judge the nutritional food and reflect where it
comes from.
-Ss look at a special menu and decide what suitable
title they should give.
- Ssdesign a special menu for the Day of the Dead.
- Ss get in groups of three to prepare special menus
by choosing different holidays.

The
review
can be
included
in the
portfolio.

It is time
to do the
first
partial
exam.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 3

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

Talking
To review
about the
food and
food for
drink
Thanksgivin
g Day

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

ENGLISH III
Unit 3 Food and Drink
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss if they know celebrations from other countries


7
pen or
and what they know about Thanksgiving.
Individually pencil
- Ss read the conversation to answer the questions.
Group
- Ss identify desserts.
work
- Ss get in groups of three to plan an article about what
Pair work
people eat on Christmas.
50 min
- Ss write an article about what food people eat on
Christmas.
Shopping
To buy food SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss what food they buy when they have a party.
for groceries when
8
, pen,
- Ss listen to an audio to fill a shopping list.
having a
Individually pencil,
- Ss answer the questions about the audio.
party.
Pair work CD
- Ss reflect on the singular and plural form of some foods.
50 min
player,
- Ss get in groups to prepare a shopping list for the next
CD
party.
Reading
To talk
SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss if they like cakes or desserts and if they bake
recipes
about
9
, pen,
them or not.
quantities. Individually pencil,
- Ss listen to a radio program to complete the information
Group
CD
that isnt clear.
work
player,
- Ss listen one more time to answer the questions.
50 min
CD
- Ss listen again to the radio program to find the uncountable
nouns.
- Ss complete the quantities for uncountable nouns.
- Ss get in groups of four to talk about the ingredients of a
recipe.
- Ss present their work to the whole class.

NOTES
The
article
can be
include
d in the
portfolio
.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 4

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

Writing a
recipe.

To review
food and
quantities

Talking about
recipes.

To review
about
desserts.

Preparing a
sandwich and
pancakes

To use
sequence
words in
recipes.

INTERACTION
& TIME

MATERIAL

ENGLISH III
Unit 3 Food and Drink
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

SESSION 10 Textbook - T asks Ss what their favorite Mexican food is if they like
Individually pen or
cooking.
50 min
pencil
- Ss read a recipe and find words that they will match with
their definitions.
- Ss reflect on giving instructions in a recipe.
- Ss complete the sentences.
- Ss write a recipe about a dish they like the most.
SESSION 11 Textbook, -Ss look at a picture to comment what the people are doing.
Individually pen,
- Ss listen to the conversation and respond to some
Pair work
pencil,
questions.
Group work CD
- Ss reflect on the use of how much and how many.
50 min
player,
- Ss listen to the conversation again to find examples of how
CD
much and how many.
- Ss get in pairs to ask questions about ingredients using
how much and how many.
- Ss get in pairs. One chooses one card and the other
person chooses the other one.
- Ss get in groups to share a recipe they know.
SESSION 12 Textbook - T asks Ss how often they eat sandwiches and where they
Individually pen or
can get the ingredients.
Group work pencil
- Ss read a recipe to answer the questions.
50 min
- Ss reflect on the word that links the procedure in the
recipe.
- Ss read some steps for French Toast and put them in
order.
- Ss get in groups of three to write a recipe of pancakes.

NOTES
The
recipe
can be
included
in the
portfolio
.

Time to
do the
second
partial
exam

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 5

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTION
& TIME

Doing the
project

To write an article
about a foreign
recipe.

SESSION 13
Group work
Pair work
50 min

Evaluation

To have Ss
evaluate
classmates and
themselves.

SESSION 14
Whole group
50 min

Evaluation

To measure Ss
knowledge

SESSION 15
Whole group
50 min

ENGLISH III
Unit 3 Food and Drink
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

MATERIAL

board
textbook,
pencil, pen,
notebook

PROCEDURE

-Ss read the recipe and


answer the questions.
- Ss get in pairs to ask and
answer questions about some
foreign dishes.
-Ss dopeer evaluation.
-Ss evaluate themselves.
- Ss discuss some questions
about foreign dishes.
- Ss get in groups of three to
talk about a foreign dish to
write an article on.

Term Exam

-Ss do the term exam.

NOTES

ENGLISH CORNER 3
UNIT 4
PLANNING HOLIDAYS
Main Purpose
To enable students to describe and discuss future plans in the context of holidays and travel

SOCIAL PRACTICES:

1. Carrying out certain transactions


2. Establishing and maintain social contacts

FUNCTION:

Asking for and giving travel information


Talking about future plans

EXPECTED LEARNING:

Asking for information and making a reservation in a hotel


Booking a flight
Reading a travel brochure or a map and give information about it
Asking for and giving information about a place and how to get there
Discussing vacation plans and a dream vacation with others
Planning a travel guide and an itinerary
Writing a personal letter or an email about travel plans, and accepting or refusing
invitations
Writing a letter giving information about hometowns
Filling in questionnaires about vacation preferences
Writing an advertisement for a website and a travel brochure

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 1

ENGLISH III
Unit 4 Planning Holidays
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTIO
N
& TIME

MATERIA
L

PROCEDURE

Booking a
room at a
hotel.

To have a
SESSION CD
- T asks Ss if they have ever stayed at a hotel.
conversation
1
player, - Ss look at a picture to predict what someone does for a
about
Individually CD,
living.
booking a
Pair work textbook - Ss listen to an audio and answer the questions.
room at a
50 min
, pen or - Ss put a scrambled conversation in order about booking a
hotel.
pencil
room at a hotel.
- Ss get in pairs to fill in a booking form.
- Ss get in pairs to role play a conversation between a hotel
guest and a receptionist.
Booking a
To have a
SESSION CD
- Ss look at a picture and answer some questions about it.
flight
conversation
2
player, - Ss listen to an audio to answer the questions about
about
Individually CD,
someone booking a flight.
booking a
Pair work textbook - Ss listen again to check the information in the flight form.
flight
50 min
, pen or - Ss reflect on the language used when booking a flight.
pencil
- Ss complete a conversation.
- Ss get in pairs to make a role about booking a flight.
Talking
To identify
SESSION CD
- T asks Ss what public transportation they use on a typical
about public public
3
player, day.
transportatio transportatio Individually CD,
- Ss listen to a conversation to find out what some people
n
n
Pair work textbook have in common.
50 min
, pen or - Ss listen to the conversation again to answer some
pencil
questions.
- Ss reflect on how a tourist asks for directions by listening to
the CD one more time.
- Ss get in pairs to have a conversation between a tourist
and a local person.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 2

ENGLISH III
Unit 4 Planning Holidays
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

NOTES

INTERACTI
ON
& TIME

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIV
E

Using
maps

To use
SESSION CD
maps to
4
player,
locate
Individuall CD,
places in
y
textbook
a city.
Pair work , pen or
50 min pencil

Reading
and
writing a
letter
about
someone
who wants
to visit
another
city
Planning a
vacation

To write
about a
person
pretendi
ng to
visit a
friend in
other
city.

MATERIA
L

PROCEDURE

- T asks Ssif they know when people use street maps.


- Ss listen to an audio to mark the places that a tourist is talking
abouton the map.
- Ss listen again to answer the questions.
- Ss reflect on the way of asking for existence in singular and
plural forms.
- Ss write some questions made by a tourist to complete a
conversation.
- Ss look at key places to talk about different things than can be
done in each place.
- Ss get in pairs to make a conversation between a local person
and a visitor. They can draw a map.
SESSION Textboo - T asks Ss when was the last time they wrote a letter.
5
k, pen
- Ss read the letter and answer some questions.
Individuall or pencil - Ss reflect on the way to describe the weather.
y
- Ss get in groups of three to talk about the weather in different
Group
cities in Mexico.
work
- Ss work individually to write a letter in which they ask for
50 min
information about a city they want to visit.

NOTES

The
letter
can be
include
d in the
portfoli
o.

To write SESSION Textboo - Ss describe the people in the pictures.


The
a plan
6
k, pen
- Ss read a vacation ad to say the best option in the ad for the vacatio
for a
Individuall or pencil people described previously.
n spot
vacation.
y
- Ss tell the teacher what vacation ad theyd prefer and why.
can be
50 min
- Ss answer some questions to plan a vacation.
include
Ss create a vacation spot.
d in the
portfoli
o.

ENGLISH III

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 3

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

Talking
about
visited
places

Planning
holidays

Making
plans for a
long
weekend.

OBJECTIVE

To talk
about trips
in Mexico.

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

Unit 4 Planning Holidays


Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

SESSION Textbook - T asks Ss what places in Mexico theyve visited.


7
, pen or - Ss predict a text by choosing the correct option.
Individually pencil
- Ss read the text and answer the questions.
Group
- Ss get in groups of four to plan a travel guide. Ss need to
work
illustrate their work in order to present it to the whole class.
50 min

NOTES

It could
be time
to
present
the first
partial
exam.
To plan a
SESSION Textbook -Ss look at some pictures about famous world places and The
holiday
8
, pen or say where they were taken.
email
using be
Individually pencil
- Ss read an email to answer the questions.
can be
going to
50 min
- Ss reflect on the use of be going to.
include
- Ss complete the missing information of a note.
d in the
- Ss plan a holiday by writing an email.
portfolio
.
To review
SESSION CD
- T asks Ss what they usually do on weekends.
the use of
9
player,
- Ss listen to an audio and answer the questions.
be going to Individually CD,
- Ss reflect of the use of be going to again.
Pair work textbook, - Ss put the words in order to form sentences about plans.
50 min
pen or
- Ss get in pairs to make plans about a long weekend.
pencil
- Ss go around the classroom to ask another pair about their
plans.

ENGLISH III
Unit 4 Planning Holidays
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 4

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTION
& TIME

Talking about
a dream
vacation

To review a
vacation
plan using a
webpage.

SESSION 10
Individually
50 min

Planning an
itinerary

To talk
about
itineraries
reviewing
going to.

SESSION 11
Individually
Group work
50 min

Talking about
invitations

To accept
and refuse
invitations.

SESSION 12
Individually
50 min

MATERIAL

PROCEDURE

Textbook, -Ss look at the text about two people chatting.


pen or
- Ss read the chat room and respond some questions.
pencil
- Ss circle the question that each person asked.
- Ss complete a competition webpage.
- Ss write about what they are going to do on their dream
vacation.
CD
- T asks Ss if they think it is a good idea to visit places with a
player,
guide or by ourselves, pros and cons.
CD,
- Ss look at a picture and listen to an audio to answer the
textbook, questions.
pen or
- Ss reflect on sequence words. They read the transcript
pencil
and circle those words.
- Ss complete the missing information in an email.
- Ss get in groups of four to write an itinerary. Then, they can
share their work with another group.
Textbook, -Ss predict what type of text they will read.
pen or
-Ss read the text to answer the questions about it.
pencil
- Ss read some information to check punctuation.
- Ss write a note inviting a partner to do something.
- Ss write an answer accepting or refusing the invitation.

NOTES
Ss can
put this
work in
their
portfolio
.

It is time
to do
the
second
partial
exam.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 5

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTION
& TIME

ENGLISH III
Unit 4 Planning Holidays
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

MATERIAL

board
textbook,
pencil, pen,
notebook

PROCEDURE

Doing the
project

To write a
travel
brochure

SESSION 13
Group work
Pair work
50 min

- Ss look at a travel brochure and answer the


questions.
- Ss get in groups of four to prepare a travel
brochure. They may choose an area in their
country.
- They can show their work to another group.

Evaluation

To have Ss
evaluate
classmates
and
themselves
.

SESSION 14
Whole group
50 min

-Ss dopeer evaluation.


-Ss evaluate themselves.
- Ss discuss some questions about foreign
dishes.
- Ss get in groups of three to talk about a foreign
dish to write an article.

Evaluation

To measure
Ss
knowledge

SESSION 15 Term Exam


Whole group
50 min

- Ss do the term exam.

NOTES

ENGLISH CORNER 3
UNIT 5
LIFE IN THE FUTURE
Main Purpose
To enable students to make predictions about their life in the future

SOCIAL PRACTICES:

1. Carrying out certain transactions

FUNCTIONS:

Making predictions about the future


Expressing degrees of certainty and doubts

EXPECTED LEARNING:

Understanding horoscopes in a newspaper or magazine


Reading horoscopes out loud
Discussing fortune-teller
Giving predictions and listening to others talking about life in the future
Talking about expectations and discussing life and the future
Reading and giving opinions about high-tech products in the future
Writing a horoscope for a friend
Writing an email about possible future plans
Writing a TV guide entry with predictions for the next episode of a TV show
Writing a review for a new product in a technology magazine
Interviewing somebody about their future and writing an article

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 1

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

Reading
To read
SESSION Textbook
horoscope predictions
1
, pen or
s
in the future Individually pencil
by reading
Group
horoscopes
work
.
Pair work
50 min
Talking
To talk
SESSION CD
about
about
2
player,
predictions predictions Individually CD,
using
Pair work textbook,
occupation
Group
pen or
s.
work
pencil
50 min
Listening
To review
SESSION CD
to a
future by
3
player,
fortune
listening to Individually CD,
teller
a fortune
Pair work textbook,
teller.
50 min
pen or
pencil

ENGLISH III
Unit 5 Life and the Future
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

NOTES

- T asks Ss if they believe in horoscopes.


- Ss get in groups of four or five. One student reads the
horoscope for the members.
- Ss answer the questions individually about the text.
- Ss reflect on the use of will.
- Ss complete sentences using will or wont.
- Ss get in pairs and write a horoscope for each other.
- T asks if they know what they want to do when they finish
middle school.
- Ss listen to an audio to answer the questions.
- Ss reflect on the use of will with the pronouns.
- Ss get in pairs to talk about predictions.
- Ss get in groups of three to talk about predictions about
the job they will do when they grow up.
- T asks Ss to look at the picture and asks them if they have
gone to a fortune teller.
- Ss listen to an audio and answer the questions.
- Ss complete a conversation.
- Ss do a role play in which one is the fortune teller and the
other is a costumer.

The
horoscop
e can be
included
in the
portfolio.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 2

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

Talking
about
soap
operas

OBJECTIV
E

To read a
TV guide
in order to
understan
d
vocabular
y.
Discussin To talk
g about
about
living in a how life
city or the will be in
country.
ten years.

INTERACTI
ON
& TIME

SESSION
4
Individuall
y
Group
work
50 min
SESSION
5
Individuall
y
Pair work
Group
work
50 min
Creating a To review SESSION
magazine the use of
6
horoscope will.
Individuall
y
Pair work
Group
work
50 min

MATERIA
L

ENGLISH III
Unit 5 Life in the future
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

NOTES

Textboo - T asks Ss if they watch soap operas and if so, why?


k, pen
- Ss read a TV guide to answer the questions.
or pencil - Ss find words and phrases in the text to match the dictionary
entries.
- Ss get in groups of three to write a TV guide entry.
- Ss show their work to the class.
CD
player,
CD,
textbook
, pen or
pencil

- T asks Ss if it is better to live in a city or in the country.


- Ss listen to a conversation and answer the questions.
- Ss read some predictions and complete them in pairs.
- Ss get in groups of three to discuss the future of Mexico in the
next ten years. Then, they join another group to compare their
ideas.

CD
player,
CD,
textbook
, pen or
pencil

-Ss get in pairs to answer some questions.


- Ss listen to an audio to check the answer of the previous
questions.
- Ss get in groups of four to create a magazine horoscope.

Each
draft by
a
membe
r can
be
include
d in the
portfoli
o.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 3

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

Talking
about plans
and
predictions

To talk
about the
difference
between a
plan and a
prediction.

Reading
articles
about
products

To talk
about
certainty.

Talking
To talk
about
about
probabilities things that
might
happen or
not.

INTERACTIO
N
MATERIAL
& TIME

SESSION
7
Individually
Group
work
50 min

CD
player,
CD,
textbook,
pen or
pencil

ENGLISH III
Unit 5 Life in the Future
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

PROCEDURE

- T asks Ss if they have a plan for their next vacation.


- Ss look at some pictures and explain where they think the
photos were taken.
- Ss listen to an audio to respond the questions.
- Ss reflect on the structure of a prediction and a plan.
- Ss get in groups of four to complete a chart about plans
and predictions.
- Ss compare their chart with another team.
SESSION Textbook -Ss look at a headline from an article and predict what it will
8
, pen or be about.
Individually pencil
-Ss read the article to respond some questions.
Pair work
- Ss get in pairs to look for the meaning of some words from
Group
the article.
work
- Ss reflect on words that express certainty.
50 min
- Ss get in groups of three to write an article about a product
advertized in a magazine.
- Ss may display their product on the board.
SESSION CD
- T asks Ss where young people go on a date.
9
player,
- Ss listen to an audio to answer some questions.
Individually CD,
- Ss reflect on the use of possibilities.
Group
textbook, - Ss complete some sentences.
work
pen or
- Ss think what they will do next time they have a date. They
50 min
pencil
can get in groups of three to show their work.

NOTES
It is
time to
do the
first
partial
exam.

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 4

ENGLISH III
Unit 5 Life in the Future
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

Reading
scientific
articles

Planning to
continue
studying

Reading
newspaper
articles

OBJECTIVE

To read
opinions
about
articles
related to
science.

INTERACTIO
N
& TIME

SESSION
10
Individually
Group work
50 min

MATERIAL

PROCEDURE

-Ss predict what the article will be about by looking at the picture.
- Ss listen to the CD and respond the questions.
- Ss read the transcript and find examples of how to express an
opinion.
- Ss get in groups of three to talk about the topic: futuristic.
- Ss can continue discussing with the whole class about the same
topic.
To talk
SESSION CD
- T asks Ss if they will continue studying when they finish middle
about
11
player,
school and what options they will have.
predictions Individually CD,
- Ss listen to two students in the audio to answer the questions.
with some Whole class textbook, - Ss match to columns about the information each person from
degrees of
50 min
pen or
the audio gave.
certainty.
pencil
- Ss think about their plans and write notes.
- Ss may present their notes to the whole group.
To analyze SESSION Textbook, - T asks Ss if they have a local newspaper in their hometown.
informatio
12
pen or
. Ss read a newspaper article to identify its parts. Then, they
n about
Individually pencil
answer the questions about the article.
events.
Pair work
-Ss read the article again to underline specific information about
50 min
the events.
- Ss get in pairs to interview their classmates by asking their
future plans, dreams and expectations. They take notes.
- Ss write an article about the person they interviewed.

NOTES

CD
player,
CD,
textbook,
pen or
pencil

NAME OF SCHOOL
Week 5

ENGLISH III
Unit 5 Life in the Future
Group: THIRD GRADE GROUP: ______
Teacher:
Dates:

Ss may
present
the
second
partial
exam.
The
article
can be
included
in the
portfolio
.

MAIN
ACTIVITIES

OBJECTIVE

INTERACTION
& TIME

Doing the
project

To list the
changes
that will
happen in
the future.

SESSION 13
Group work
Pair work
50 min

Evaluation

To have Ss
evaluate
classmates
and
themselves
.

SESSION 14
Whole group
50 min

Evaluation

To measure
Ss
knowledge

SESSION 15
Whole group
50 min

MATERIAL

PROCEDURE

board
textbook,
pencil, pen,
notebook

- Ss look at some pictures and explain how they


can help people in education.
- Ss match phrases to make a paragraph about
the school of the future.
- Ss get in groups of four to plan a chart about
changes in the future.
- Ss list the changes that will be made in the
future.
-Ss dopeer evaluation.
-Ss evaluate themselves.
- Ss discuss some questions about foreign
dishes.
- Ss get in groups of three to talk about a foreign
dish to write an article.

Term Exam

- Ss do the term exam.

NOTES