COLEGIO BILINGUE SAINT PAUL - A2 KEY FOR SCHOOLSSubject: ENGLISH Time: MARCH 2022 Units 1 and 2 from selected A2 Key for Schools coursebooks BOOK: SHERLOCK HOLMES-THE BLUE DIAMOND by Sir Artur Conan Doyle BOOK COVER: Ss describe the book cover and make predictions about the story. In pairs they discuss their predictions and write them down in a minimum of 5 lines. The story will be about….. I believe this will happen:…………………………….. AUTHOR STUDY: https://kids.kiddle.co/Arthur_Conan_Doyle https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Arthur-Conan-Doyle/274055 Ss read the author’s biography and create a mind map recording the most important information. Then, they will share their findings orally. Pre Teaching Vocabulary Ss match words and definitions they will find in chapter 1. They use these words in new sentences of their own. Chapter 1 Shared Reading. Oral Discussion: were your predictions right so far? Ss talk about it. App Resources COLEGIO BILINGUE SAINT PAUL - A2 KEY FOR SCHOOLSSubject: ENGLISH Time: MARCH,2022 DEVELOPMENT BOOK: SHERLOCK HOLMES-THE BLUE DIAMOND by Sir Artur Conan Doyle Sequence the events: Ss are given events in chapter 1. They read, discuss and put them in order. Reading Aloud: T. selects a paragraph from chapter 1. We focus on pronunciation and intonation. Ss will practise reading aloud. This will be an Oral Assignment. Dictogloss: Ss will be dictated key words from chapter 1. In groups they will reconstruct and write down a paragraph. Each group will read their paragraphs aloud and we will compare and contrast them. Speaking Sessions: Ss will discuss the characters presented so far. They will describe them using pictures as a help. Ss talk about the events in chapter 1. They discuss the problem presented and predict possible outcomes. Story Setting Ask students : Where does the story take place? London, England. Ss talk about what they know about the English Culture. They write down what they know and what they want to know in a K_W_L Chart. Teacher provides links to make some research on geography, language, history of England. Ss will choose one aspect and prepare an oral presentation. App Resources COLEGIO BILINGUE SAINT PAUL - A2 KEY FOR SCHOOLSDEVELOPMENT App 7 Resources COLEGIO BILINGUE SAINT PAUL - A2 KEY FOR SCHOOLS- CONTENT Vocabulary: Grammar: SKILLS Listening & Speaking: Express and explain ideas clearly, making meaning explicit. Pay close attention in discussion to what others say, asking and answering questions to introduce new ideas. Reading: Scan texts to locate information. Explore definitions and shades of meaning and use new words in context. Writing: note taking .