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					SK Y1 Unit 20 p. 92 (Story)
Focus:                                Listening and speaking
Topic:                                Pet

Content Standard:
                                       1.1 By the end of the 6-year primary schooling, pupils will be able
                                      to pronounce words and speak confidently with the correct stress, rhythm and intonation.

Learning Standard:
                                      1.1.2 Able to listen to and enjoy simple stories.

                                      By the end of the lesson, children should be able to:
                                      a) Understand the story
                                      b) Complete the exercise given

Time:                                 60 min
Teaching Aids:
                                      Laptop/projector or a picture of animal shelter and pictures of
                                      rabbit, snake, dog and cat, worksheet.

Lesson Link:                          http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-animal-shelter,



Prepared By:                          Dayana Nayan

 Activity                                                                                                                                                               Notes
 1. Teacher shows the story clip to the students:


 Alternative for low tech situation (teachers who do not have projector in school/classroom)

 Shows the picture of the animal shelter to the students. You can print screen the picture from the story
 clip and print it.
 Tell the story orally to your students. You can show the pictures of cat, dog, rabbit and snake while
 telling the story.
 Another alternative is, instead of doing a storytelling session, you can do a reading session with your
 students. You can print out the story transcript and give it to your students. Then, read the story together
 with your students.

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2. Teacher discusses what happens in the story with the students.
   Teacher guides the discussion by asking questions such as:

What are the animals that you can see in the animal shelter?
Who wants to adopt an animal?
Are dogs the best pet to adopt? If not, why?
Are rabbits the best pet to adopt? If not, why?
Are snakes the best pet to adopt? If not, why?
Are snakes the best pet to adopt? If not, why?
Are cats the best pet to adopt? If not, why?
Which animal did they choose to adopt?

3. The students do a role-play. Teacher chooses 6 students at a time to do the role-play.

4. Here is an example of the script that you can use. The dialogue is adapted from the story.

5. After the role play, the students complete the exercise given:

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