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LESSON PLAN

TEACHER:
LESSON: MYTHS AND LEGENDS
GRADE: 8 th
TEXTBOOK: HIGH FLYER
LEVEL: UPPER INTERMEDIATE
LESSON TYPE: acquisition of knowledge
AIMS: improve their speaking skills
to be able to describe a character
improve their vocabulary
TEACHING AIDS: white board, piece of white papers, sticky notes, handouts, textbook,
PPT
METHODS: group work, individual work
Stages of the lesson

Teachers and students

Reason for activity

Timing

activities
Warm-up activity

Discussion

Homework checking

Students are asked to read their

to stir interest

homework and correct the

6 min

mistakes.

Lead-in

The teacher shows some

To familiarize the Ss

pictures in a PowerPoint

with the new topic;

presentation and ask them to

describe the characters.

7 min

The teacher writes the date and


the title on the board.
The teacher asks the students to
read the new text; then, the
Teaching new

teacher asks the student if they

to activate pupils in

knowledge

have some unknown words

the process of

writes the definitions of myths

learning

and legends with examples and

10 min

characteristics.

She asks the students to solve


some exercises from the
Controlled - practice

handouts - individual work

to check
understanding,

8 min

Teacher and students correct the A1/A2


mistakes.
Students will receive some
pieces of white paper, they are
Production

divided into seven groups and

to stimulate

are given the following tasks: to

creativity, A1,A2,A3

write a modern myth/legend


about some characters. The
requirements will be written on
the papers.
Each leader of the group will
present their work; the best
story will win.

13min

Assessment and

Teacher evaluates the students

homework

activity and explains their


homework : each student will
receive a sheet of paper which
contains the requirements: To

2min

make five sentences about the


legend of Robin Hood and two
questions from ex. 4/43.

Annex
Myths and legends

Match the columns:

A) Myths were created

a) in order to punish him.

B) People in northern countries would

b) so that he could be a good and wise


king.

light a fire in the middle of the winter

c) so that the true king would be revealed.

C) Prometheus stole fire from Zeus

d) so that the sun could be born again.

D) Zeus attached Prometheus to a rock

e) in order to explain natural occurrences

E) Merlin taught Arthur all he knew

people couldnt understand.

F) Merlin stuck the sword in the stone

f) so that humans could keep warm.

Complete the sentences with the right words from the text :

Although myths reflect both . and


.
In order to understand these and other natural events, they
..
Legends are stories about who are famous for doing
something brave or extraordinary.
When King Uther died, Merlin ..into a rock and said, This
sword is in the stone.Onlywill be able to pull it
out.
Some names of the Thunder god, around the world:

Create a mind map of characteristics you could include in your description of a hero.
Make sure you include adjectives to describe it.