Lesson Short Plan for 7 grade "Healthy Habits"

Beginning

1-2 min

34
min

Greeting (date, weather, season,
month, day of the week, feeling)

Warming
up
(teacher elicits
previously learned tongue twisters)

Checking
absence

Homework
checking

Phonetic
drill.
Let’s remember some
English proverbs:

Health is above wealth.

Habit is a second nature.

Students
pronounce the proverbs in chorus, then in turn.

Challenge

Look at the pictures! What do you
see?

What can make people fat?

What can make people strong?

What do you
think you would look like if you never got any
exercise?

Who knows what does “couch potato”
mean?

That’s
right, it is “Healthy Habits”. During today’s lesson we should
learn how to live in a healthy style.

Teacher introduces students to lesson
objectives and descriptors:

Descriptors: A learner

  1. guess the theme of the lesson
    properly

  2. show or explain the key word of the
    lesson

  3. identify 6 Healthy and 5 Unhealthy
    habits

  4. make Food pyramid in a group

  5. complete the grammar task correctly in
    A,B,C levels.

  6. Create 10 or
    more instructions of Healthy living.

Blackboard, chalk

Presentation in Power Point, interactive
board

Middle

5-7
min

8-10
min

1115 min

16-20 min

2127 min

2835 min

1.Group
division

Students
divide into 3 groups by choosing key word cards:

Team
“Healthy Food”: (fruit, vegetables, grain bread, juice,
yoghurt)

Team “Healthy Activity”: (swim, climb,
run, jump, walk)

Team
“Healthy Lifestyle”: (diet, sleeping enough, no smoking, no drugs,
no alcohol)

2.Activating the vocabulary of the
lesson

Students discuss in groups and create
presentation for key words on their cards using their words, sounds
or motions. It is allowed to change the cards inside one group, but
each student represents only one word. The other groups should
guess what word it is.

3. Good Habits or Bad
Habits?

Students are
given Worksheet #1 where they should classify Healthy and Unhealthy
habits into 2 columns.

1. You
should walk regularly.
2. You don’t need to eat fast food.
3. You mustn’t smoke.
4. You should feel happy.
5. You must eat grain bread and yoghurt.
6. You need to keep to diet.
7. You shouldn’t lay on a sofa all day long.
8. You mustn’t drink alcohol.
9. You need to breathe fresh air.
10. You must learn to relax.
11. You shouldn’t go to bed late.

After 5
minutes students exchange their Worksheets and check the answers
using Answer Key given on Active board in the way of peer
correction. Teacher provides feedback.

4. Practice using Modal
verbs.

Teacher asks
students to remember modal verbs and she draws attention of
students to using modal verbs “must”, “should”, “have to”, “need”
and others. Students complete differentiated tasks
individually.

Exercise
1:

Exercise
2:

Exercise
3:

Teacher monitors their activity and
provides scaffold if needed.

After
completing the task students are given Answer Keys for
self-correction.

5. Making
a collage “Food pyramid”.
A teacher represents
the structure, content and purpose of a Food pyramid for healthy
living. Then learners analyze it in groups and design their own
Food pyramid. They cut out pictures from grocery store
advertisement magazines and glue them making collage. The number of
items, accuracy, presentation are taken into
consideration.

6. Create
instructions
for Healthy Living
on the poster.

Students
analyze and create 10 or more instructions to perform activities
related to maintaining of healthy lifestyle on their posters.
Speakers represent their posters. The number of instructions and
accuracy are taken into consideration.

Teacher provides whole
class feedback about pyramids and posters.

Key word
cards: fruit, vegetables, grain bread, juice, yoghurt, swim, climb,
run, jump, walk, sleeping enough, diet, no smoking, no drugs, no
alcohol

Students’ gestures,
explanations

Worksheet #1,

List of habits,

Answer
Key

Grammar
cards Exercises 1,2,3

Answer Keys 1,2,3

Posters,

grocery
store advertisement magazines,

scissors,

glue

Poster,

markers

End

36-40 min

Giving
homework
.
Workbook

Reflection: cinquain.

Each group
of learners is asked to create a cinquain associated with the name
of their group.

E.g.

Healthy
Food

Healthy
Activity

Healthy
Lifestyle

1.Food

2.useful, tasty

3.eat, cook, grow

4.I like healthy food.

5.energy

1.Activity

2.pleasant, fast

3.swim, run, jump

4.Morning exercises make my
day.

5.Fitness

1.Lifestyle

2.healthy, happy

3.breath,live, smile

4.Choose the right lifestyle.

5.Cheerfullness

Learners do
Selfassessment
according to
descriptors: learners put “+” or “–“ in front of the
descriptor.

Today I could …

  1. guess the theme of the lesson
    properly

  2. show or explain the key word of the
    lesson

  3. identify 6 Healthy and 5 Unhealthy
    habits

  4. make Food pyramid in a group

  5. complete the grammar task correctly in
    A,B,C levels.

  6. create 10 or more
    instructions of Healthy living

Saying
goodbye

Dismissal

Workbook

Worksheet #3

Worksheet #4

More support:

-for guessing the theme
of the lesson is given by scaffolding questions about
proverbs.

What is above wealth
according to the English proverb? (Health)

What is our second nature?
(Habit)

Now use these two words to make
one expression.

-during group division
activity by questions:

Do you eat it? (Food)
Do you do it when you are active? (Activity) Do some people live in
this way? (Lifestyle)

-for demonstrating key words
learners are permitted to exchange their cards. So, someone can
give definitions, the others show with gestures.

-for choosing Good and
Bad habits draw attention of the learners to the Verb: Should we
follow this verb?- Yes(Good Habit)No(Bad Habit).

-for practicing grammar
learners are given support by task (differentiated Exercises
1,2,3)

-during making Food pyramid
learners are shown a picture on Active Board from time to
time.

-for making poster “Healthy
Living” to remind learners the list of HealthyUnhealthy
habits.

More able learners:

– for choosing Good and Bad
habits are asked to make some their own examples of
HealthyUnhealthy habits.

– for practicing
grammar might be asked to do all exercises.

– make presentations of
collage and poster

Learners are introduced to
Descriptors in the beginning of the lesson. They assess themselves
at the end.

In order to motivate learners
after each their answer a teacher assesses them in oral
form:

-Nice of you!

-Try again!

-Well done!

Learners use their gestures and
motions to explain the key words.

Presentation of the lesson in
Power point on Active Board

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