PREINT Holidays - Holidays Teacher Day Time Branch TA Class...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Holidays Teacher Day Time Branch TA Class Resources needed: -Markers -Christmas handout -Article on The Day of The Dead/Halloween/Focus Questions Aim: By the end of this stage students will be introduced to the topic and have a discussion. Stage: Warm up Page: Time: 10-12 minutes Method: Teacher will introduce self to the class. Begin by talking about favorite holiday; ask class what their favorite time of the year is. Favorite season. Ask why. Tell the class I love summer, and don't like the cold, but love winter for one big reason; Christmas; my favorite holiday. Talk briefly about Christmas. Ask ss what the biggest holiday in China is. Describe briefly. Ask ss what other holidays are important to them. Describe them briefly. Write different holidays on the board. Comments Aim: By the end of this stage students will have a further discussion about holidays. Stage: Production Page: Time: 15-18 minutes Method: Split ss into groups. Write the following categories on the board: Traditions, beliefs/reasons, food, activities, colors & images(ie. Santa), importance. Assign each group a different holiday from the previous discussion. If there are not enough holidays for each to describe a different one, ask class once more if there are any missing? If not, have 2 groups do 1 topic. Show example of Christmas. Hand out to class. Give ss. 5-8 minutes to brainstorm ideas. Have a leader from each group present. Comments
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Aim: By the end of this stage students will read an article, answer questions and discuss thoughts. Stage: Practice/Reading Page: Time: 20 minutes Method: Ask ss if they know of any strange holidays. If so, discuss. Hand out article on "Day of the Dead" and "Halloween." Give ss 10 minutes to read and answers focus questions. Discuss answers as a class. Ask if there are any thoughts on this, or any words they do not understand. Ask about the afterlife-what are their thoughts? Anyone have similar beliefs to
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 7

PREINT Holidays - Holidays Teacher Day Time Branch TA Class...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online