|Name | | |School |King’s College (Years 9-12) | |Topic |Describing houses |Time allocation |50 min, 18 Apr 2013, 1:30 – 2:20 pm |
|Year level |9 |VELS level |Phase 2 of learning | |Other considerations | | | |Class is all-boys, low-ability with 18 students. Language study mandatory at Year 9 and students are streamed. | | |Students are active with English language background except one Thai boy with low-level English proficiency. | | |This is their first year as Spanish learners although many have had an unfavourable experience learning French | | |and thus have switched to Spanish. The class is well-disciplined and moves quickly through material. Everyone | | |will have a go although varying levels of interest (one boy very keen and able, will move up classes after next| | |test). | | | |
REQUIRED PRIOR KNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTANDINGS, AND SKILLS
|Content knowledge | | | |Vocabulary of the house | | |Present 1st person of to have | | |Numbers and adjectives | | |Presenting oneself | | |Basic formulaic expressions for questions (What colour is it? Where? How many?) | | |Basic instruction “Repeat, please” | | | | |Sociocultural understandings | | | | | | | | |Learning skills |Pair work, turn-taking, listening for key words, reading for retention, kinesthetic movement, asking basic | | |questions with the support of models, ask for additional information and repetition | | | | |...