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1 Activity # 2By Katherine ArayaFood around the world
2 AimThis lesson looks at the food that people eat aroundthe world at special celebrations. Students read atext and then write about the food they eat at NewYear, weddings and birthdays.
3 Procedure1. WarmerElicit the words ‘New Year’, ‘wedding’ and ‘birthday’ from the students by drawing pictures on the board.Here are some ideas:New Year – bottle of champagne, fireworks, orsomething else that symbolises New Year in yourcountry.
4 Wedding – bride and groom, rings. Birthday – birthday cake, present.Elicit the English word for the pictures you drawtoo to expand your students’ vocabulary.
5 2. Then tell students they are going to read a text about foods that are eaten at the above celebrations.
7 4. Students match the definitions to the words. 5. Ask the students to write about how people celebrate New Year, weddings and birthdays in their country. “Do you dosome of the things in the text as well?”
9 Can we use this activity in Chile? Target group: 3nd grade highschoolSagrado Corazón SchoolObjective aimed with this activity:Desarrollar una actitud positiva hacia la lectura, respeto por la diversidad cultural e interés por la información entregada por los textos en idioma extranjero.
10 Suggestions or possible modifications: The reading activity can be made in groups, Or even as a class by reading at loud.In activity 3 and 4 student can work in pairs.Show your students the rubric before they start writing.