Icesi Level II Module I Recording a Video based on a writing activity
Materia: Lengua Extranjera - Inglés
Edad sugerida para el desarrollo de la actividad: 16-17+
Through this project, the students integrate their writing, reading, research, grammar and vocabulary skills in a single final result that is a video that presents a place in their city. With paragraph-by-paragraph writing, students learn to develop an article and use the vocabulary in context while making evident the grammatical theme have learnt. With the surveys, they are forced to practice their English with other people and to take it out of classrooms. With the recording of the video, they condense all what they have learned into a product.
General: To produce a video about a place in Cali Specific objectives: To write an article that includes grammar aspects like: superlatives, comparatives, adjectives, question forms and paragraph structure. To practice a few reading strategies. To talk with other English learners about some famous places in Cali. To carry out a video showcase. To evaluate your learning with your classmates.
DuraciónSesión 1: 4 hours
Sesión 2: Three hours
Sesión 3: two hours
Sesión 4: One hour
Sesión 5: 4 horas
Sesión 6: 2 hours
- Escritura colaborativa
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Actividad de clase
PropósitoAsking students to describe a place they are familiar with in a single paragraph.
Actividad Docente1.A. Vocabulary in context: Have students understand the vocabulary given in units 7 and 9 from the book Speak Out 1 1.B. Explaining the steps to write a paragraph: make teams write a description of the chosen place while using the just learned vocabulary The teacher explains the main topic in each session as usual; then reminds students what to take in account when they write a paragraph and let them work by themselves. The student-centered strategy is important to make them produce and feel confident to ask the teacher whatever they want to clarify.
Actividad Estudiante1.B. Choosing a place in Cali: Have teams select a famous place in Cali to write about it that class. 1.C. Homework: Bring a description with photos, things to do, transportation, adjectives
PropósitoHaving students write down a second paragraph with information related to transportation and usage of articles.
Actividad DocenteExplaining the uses of the articles A-AN-THE-X Explaining how to write an article: Main idea – Supporting ideas – Conclusion Having students identify means of Transportation
Actividad EstudianteAfter the teacher has explained the items mentioned above, students write down the second paragraph of their article.
PropósitoExplaining comparatives and Superlatives Writing a new paragraph comparing different topics of their places such as restaurants in the place, transportation, similar places in Cali, etc. Interviewing people about the topics they are comparing
Actividad DocenteExplaining comparatives and Superlatives Have groups prepare questionnaires to interview people who do not belong to the class
Actividad EstudianteHave groups write a new paragraph comparing different topics of their places such as restaurants in the place, transportation, similar places in Cali, etc. Have groups use the interviews outdoors
PropósitoExplaining the Modal Can and the modal like Have To Writing a paragraph telling what to do and not to do in their places
Actividad DocenteExplaining the Modal Can and the modal like Have To
Actividad EstudianteWriting a paragraph telling what to do and not to do in their places
PropósitoProducing the videos as homework
Actividad EstudianteStudents recreate their essays by producing a video about the chosen places
PropósitoShowcase: Have teams present their tasks. Make the other teams ask questions about the videos
Actividad DocenteGrades and. Feedback: The teacher grades the tasks
Actividad EstudianteShowcase: Have teams present their final products and make the other teams answer questions about the videos
Evaluation Writing task 25% Interview 25% Video 25% Oral presentation 25%
Autor: Olga Manosalva