Books in our life


Reading for pleasure School: №70
Date: 06.02. 2018 Teacher’sname: Saduova Aiman Aiazbievna


Grade 7 B Number present: 19 absent:2
Theme of the lesson: Books in our life Vocabulary revision.

Presentation of projects

Learning objectives(s) that this lesson is contributing to 7.C2 use speaking and listening skills to provide sensitive feedback to peers

7.C3 respect differing points of view

7.S8 recount some extended stories and events on a growing range of general and curricular topics

Lesson objectives All learners will be able to:
  • Express their ideas in groups;
  • Complete the vocabulary task with some support;
  • Assess performances of classmates;
Most learners will be able to:
  • Speak, using proper grammar rules with some support;
  • Complete the vocabulary task with minimal support;
  • Create their speech with some support;
  • Give critical feedback to their classmates;
Some learners will be able to:
  • Complete the vocabulary task independently;
  • Speak and write independently;
  • Provide assistance and support to less able classmates.
Assessment criteria Speaking – presenting ideas clearly to others, grammar, vocabulary
Languageobjective Use subject specific vocabulary.

Use appropriate Present and Past Tenses.

Intercultural awareness Reading a work by a foreign author.

Learning about other people’s traditions and way of living.

Reviewing famous literary works, characters and authors.

Value links Responsibility , Global Citizenship, Collaboration
Cross curricular links Literature
Use of ICT Projector  Smart board for showing a presentation
Previous learning Simple tenses, vocabulary related to books and reading
Kazakh culture Review of some Kazakh, Russian and English works and authors during the group division.
Pastoral Care Assure the needs of all learners are met.
Health and Safety Make sure to ventilate the room before the lesson and remind the learners to be careful with cords and corners.
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Teacher greets learners and introduces the lesson objectives:

To review the vocabulary, present out projects about writers and assess each other’s presentations.

1.      Warming up

Teacher suggests learners to name proverbs and sayings about books and reading. One learner gives the beginning of a proverb and the others continue.

1.      There is no friend so faithful as a good book.

2.      Don’t judge a book by its cover.

3.      We are what we read.

4.      Tell me what you read and I will tell you what you are

5.      Books are  our best friends

6.      A good book is  a source of wisdom

7.      Reading is to the mind what  exercise is to the body

8.      Wear the old coat and buy a new book

9.      Choose a book as you choose a friend

10.  A room without book is like a body without soul

11.  The more you read the more you know

12.  Reading doesn’t make a man wise it only makes him learned

13.  Life without books is a tree without leaves

2.      “Hot chair”

Learners ask one of the pupils questions about reading.

  1. Do you read every day?
  2. Do you like reading?
  3. Do you have many books at home?
  4. What is your favourite book?
  5. Who is your favourite writer?
  6. What kind of books do you like?
  7. What is your favourite character?
  8. What Kazakh (Russian, English, American) writes do you know? Etc.


3.      Vocabulary check

Teacher gives each group different tasks on checking the vocabulary. Learners  give definitions to different kinds of books.

  1. Science fiction is a book about actual or imagined scientific things or events.
  2. A historical book is a book with an old story about  great events and people in ancient times, which may not be true.
  3. A fairy-tale is a story  that teaches a lesson, a story in which animals or objects can speak.
  4. A horror is a story in which frightening and often unnatural things happen.
  5. A detective is a book that tells a very exciting story especially of crime and violence.
  6. Biography is a book about another person’s life.
  7. Autobiography is a book  about your life.
  8. Western is a book about American frontier of the 19th century.
  9. A dictionary is a book about  words of a language with the information about their meanings, pronunciations, etc.
  10. A reference book is a book about facts about almost anything and everything.



4.      Literary quiz

Teacher makes sure that every student knows some British  and American writers, some facts from their biography, their main works and characters.

  1. An English writer who was born in Ireland in 1667. His novel “The Gulliver’s Travel” is known all over the world (Jonathan Swift).
  2. An English writer, the master of detective stories. She was called “A Queen of Crime”. She wrote 78 crime novels. Her books have been translated into 103 languages. Her well-known character was Miss Marple. (Agatha Christie).
  3. A famous English children’s writer. His first book appeared in 1865. It was a fairy-tale about a small girl and her adventures in wonderful land (Lewis Caroll).
  4. An English writer, he was born in India where his stories and poems were set. One of books was called “The Jungle Book” where the main hero is Mowgli (Rudyard Kipling).
  5. He was the professor of Literature and English and became famous as the author of famous children’s books: “Hobbit” and “The Lord of Rings” (John Ronald Tolkien).
  6. The famous English novelist. He lived and worked in Scotland. He wrote adventures books: “Quentin Durward”, “Ivanhoe” and others (Walter Scott).
  7. An American writer, the master of short detective stories (Edgar Allan Poe).
  8. A British writer. He was born in Scotland and created a famous fictional character- the detective Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Connan Doyle).
  9. This American writer is called the Father of American Literature. “All American literature comes from one of his books called “Huckelberry Finn” (Mark Twain).
  10. A modern English writer, she was born in 1965, she wrote her first book at 5 or 6 years old, her first book about Harry Potter was published in 1997, at that time she won recognition (J.K.Rowling).
  11. The famous English writer. He wrote humorous books. The best known and the most famous is “The Three Men in a Boat to Say Nothing of a Dog” (Jerome K. Jerome).


5.      Presenting projects

Each group presents their project about writers, the other groups assess their presentation according to the criteria:

The presentation is according to the plan 1
Learners make few grammatical mistakes 1
Learners use simple and complex structures 1
Learners use new words 1
Learners pronounce the words correctly 1
Learners take equal part in the presentation 1



After presentation each group gives some tasks on comprehension to the other groups.


6.      Reading comprehension

Learners read the extract from the book “Robinson Crusoe” by D. Defoe and do some tasks on reading comprehension in groups.




Teacher suggests the learners to fulfill the card with  selfassessment





































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Slides with presentations, Flipcharts on the interactive board

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Work sheets


1) A book about actual or imagined scientific things or events is …….




A book with an old story about  great events and people in ancient times, which may not be true is …..




A story  that teaches a lesson, a story in which animals or objects can speak is …..




2)  A story in which frightening and often unnatural things happen is ….




A book about  words of a language with the information about their meanings, pronunciations, etc. is …….



A  book that tells a very exciting story    especially of crime and violence is …..




3) Biography is …..




Autobiography is ….




A reference book is ……













1 point – not bad                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2 points- good                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 points- very good

My homework  
My work in a group  
Our project  

16-18  points – You work hard                                                                                                                                                                                                      11-15  points- You work well                                                                                                                                                                                                  6-10 points-  Try to work better