Lesson Plan 8 Grade: Topic: Objective(s):
One Christmas Students are able to recognize and say the target words (Christmas, Santa Claus, reindeer, winter, and gift)
Materials Flashcards (Christmas, Santa Claus, Reindeer, Winter, and Gift), Christmas Slideshow, Color Construction Papers (Navy Blue, Red, Yellow, and Green), Christmas Shape Templates, Christmas Treats, Evaluation Chart
Procedures I. Introduction (10 minutes) Show the students a couple of videos about Christmas. See YouTube links below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GhyKRVbEiU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikuqBEmPl10&feature=related Ask the students to identify some characters in the videos. With the use of flashcards, guide the students to say the target words (Christmas, Santa Claus, reindeer, winter, and gift) II.
Learning Activities (30 minutes) Explain Christmas traditions to the students with the use of Christmas slideshow. Watch the 2011 Christmas in Rockefeller Center show. Show the students the Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Have the students make a Christmas tree in addition to the other Christmas items and characters. To make a Christmas tree, have students trace out their hands on green construction paper. They can then cut out both hands on the construction paper. Collect the paper hands and paste them together in the shape of a tree. Give the students various Christmas shape templates for them to trace out on various color construction papers. Help the students with cutting out those shapes and putting them together. Ask the students to cut out an ornament for the Christmas tree. Help them glue on their pictures on the ornament. Assemble all Christmas figure cutouts on the outside classroom wall.
III. Conclusion (5 minutes) Review the Christmas terms with the students using the Christmas trivia game. Award the winners with some Christmas treats.
Assessment Evaluation chart numbers 1, 2, and 7.
Evaluation Chart Class:
5 6 7
Number 1 2 Ability Students are able to get the pre-knowledge of Christmas and are able to answer the questions. Students are able to recognize and say the vocabulary : Christmas, gift, reindeer, New Year, Santa, and winter Students are able to recognize and say the initial letter sounds (g, n, r, s, w, and y) Students are able to say and write the target sentences: Merry Christmas. & Happy New Year! Students can sing Merry Christmas song. Students are able to tell the differences between Chinese New Year and Christmas Students participate well in class.
1: Work harder 2:Fair 3:Good 4:Great 5:Excellent