4. Ask and Answer Clarifying & Informational Questions

Level: Beginner/Early Intermediate | Grades 3-5
Topic: A. Ask personal information using present tense.
Modeled Shared Practice Guided Practice Independent
Speaking Teacher uses PPA1 to introduce the language partners related to asking personal information.

Teacher writes language patterns on sentence strips and posts them in pocket chart to be displayed throughout this unit.
Teacher uses PPA2 to help students become familiar with language structures.

Teacher and students answer the questions together.
Students use interview questions A1 to interview other students in the class.

Have partners share the information that they learned in front of class.

Extension activity: Activity Sheet 31 (Carousel of Ideas, set 1, Resource book)
Students create a poster reflecting their family and their house. Their picture should contain all of the answers to the questions that they have been practicing.

Ex: A house with the address by the door and a street sign with the street name, all of their sisters and brothers, a talking bubble above a picture of themselves sharing their name, birthday, how old they are and their phone number.

When students have finished their picture, they should practice sharing their pictures with partners and explaining all of their information. Then they should present their information to the class.
Materials PPA1 PPA2 A3
Listening Teacher reads Getting to Know You Listening Activity A4. Teacher models how to fill out Activity Sheet 18. Teacher reads Getting to Know You Listening Activity A5. Teacher and students answer questions from A6 together. Teacher reads Getting to Know You Listening Activity A7. Students work in pairs to answer the questions from A8. Students make up their own listening activity A9 about imaginary students. Then they read it to a partner. Their partner uses A9 to show comprehension.
Materials A4

Activity Sheet 18 (Carousel of Ideas, Set 1)
A5
A6
A7
A8
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A10
Reading Teacher reads dialogue from A11 to class. Teacher models how to answer comprehension questions from A12 modeling fluency. Teacher reads dialogue A13 aloud. Teacher and students answer comprehension questions from A14 together. Partners read A15 role play and then answer comprehension questions A16. Students independently read A17 role play and answer comprehension questions A18.
Materials A11 (Enlarge copy or make an overhead to that students can see the text.)
A12
A13 (Enlarge copy or make an overhead to that students can see the text.)
A14
A15
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A18
Writing Teacher models how to write a Telephone Conversation Role play using Activity Sheet 33. Then teacher chooses a student to act out the role play together. Teacher and student write another Telephone Conversation Role play using Activity Sheet 33. Then teacher chooses a student to act out the role play together. In partners, students fill in Activity Sheet 33 and then practice acting out their role play. Partners act out their role play in front of class. Students write their own role play using A15, incorporating as many questions from language patterns as possible. Then they work with a partner to read the role play.
Materials Enlarged activity Sheet 33 (Carousel of Ideas, Set 1, Activity Sheet 33) Enlarged activity Sheet 33 (Carousel of Ideas, Set 1, Activity Sheet 33) Activity Sheet 33 (Carousel of Ideas, Set 1, Activity Sheet 33) A19
Correlation to District Adopted Materials:
Carousel of Ideas Set 1: C3 p87-109  Genki English: CD3 T5, T14, CD5 T11, CD6 T20, T5, T23, T24, CD8 T5  Vocabulary Builder: N/A

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