ADV Space - Space Teacher Day Time Branch TA Class By the...

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Space Teacher Day Time Branch TA Class By the end of this lesson, students will be able to use English to talk about Space Resources needed: Copies of the discussion questions Copies of the info about the sun, the solar system and the planets – enough to give each group 2 or 3 articles Copy of the info about space tourism Information in the articles is taken from Wikipedia and Space.com Aim: Students will become familiar with and begin speaking about the topic of space. Stage: Warm-up Page: Time: 5-10 mins Method: T intro's self and topic Elicit information from ss about space – ss thoughts on life in space, planets, space tourism, space program, going to the moon, space programs [USA/China/Russia] Comments Aim: Students will talk about space in small groups using the attached discussion questions Stage: Intro Page: Time: 15-20 mins Method: Group work Give ss a copy of the attached discussion qs and have the discuss the qs in groups Groups are to present answers to the class at the end of the allotted time Comments Aim: Students will learn planet-related vocabulary while speaking about the planets in our solar system Stage: Practice Page: Time: 10-15 mins Method: Elicit names of planets from ss – if they don't know them all help them – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto – Pluto not considered a planet by some T to elicit information ss know about planets and ss are to discuss the differences between the planets in English – what they are made up of, size, time taken to orbit the Sun, moons, etc. Comments Aim: Students will speak more about the planets after reading a short article Stage: Practice Page: Time: 15-20 mins Method: Group work – give groups a copy of the information about the planets, the sun and the solar system attached – give each group a copy of 2 of the articles In groups ss are to find 3 interesting facts about each planet and 3 interesting facts about the sun and 3 about the whole solar system Groups are then to present their facts to the class and each group cannot re-use the same facts Comments
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Aim: Students will read about and discuss space tourism Stage: Practice Page: Time: 10-15 mins Method: T to elicit information from ss about what they think about space tourism – What is it? Who can go? Where can you go? Pricing? Special skills needed etc. Group work - each group is to read, discuss and summarise one or two pages of the article from Wikipedia about Space tourism (7 pages total). Group members are then to present their summary to the whole class so that everyone has a summary of every page Comments Aim: Students will debate the pros and cons of space exploration Stage: Production Page: Time: 15-20 mins Method: Group work – assign half of the groups for and half of the groups against Ss are to debate the topic – Space exploration is a waste of money Give groups 10 mins to discuss the topic and come up with their arguments
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