Example: (A language-based approach) Stage 1: Pre-reading (20 minutes) Activities 1. Teacher greets the students. Teacher asks the students what had they learned in previous lesson. 2. Teacher pastes a picture on the board.
The picture shows a road diverged in two different ways. Road A is the one used by less travelers and Road B used by more travelers. Teacher asks the students to take out their paper and write down the advantages and disadvantages of those roads and choose which road would they travel. Teacher asks the students are they ever faced a situation in life, where they need to choose. Teacher asks the students, what are the things that we should be prioritized in order to make the best decision in life. Rationales of the activities 1. Picture used to trigger students’ attention on today’s lesson. 2. The idea of asking about students’ experiences is to test on students’ schemata. 3. Teacher wants the students know how to differentiate between advantages and disadvantages of their choices.