|Lesson Plan: I’m Thankful For…
|Local English Teacher: Manana
||TLG Volunteer: Mikkela
|Grade: 4 – 12
||English World Textbook Level: None
|Lesson Objectives/Target Language:
- Structure: I’m thankful for…
- Vocabulary: thankful
- Vocabulary: Things to be thankful for (family, friends, school, home, food, etc.)
Blackboard, student notebooks/paper, pen/pencil, crayons/colored pencils/markers.
|Brief Description of the Lesson, Activities:
- (5 minutes) Introduce the activity with a brief description of what is going to be accomplished. Show them a finished Turkey and explain to students that today they will be making a turkey too, as well as writing what things they’re grateful for.
- (3 minutes) Have students brainstorms (with the help of the co-teacher for translation purposes) what they’re thankful for. Lead them into the discussion with ideas like family, friends, food, etc.
- (2 minutes) Explain the sentence construction. i.e. I am thankful for my mom.
- (10 minutes) Start the art part of the lesson! Have students trace their hands onto a piece of paper, and then draw in a beak, eyes, gobbler, and legs.
- (3 minutes) Have students write the words… “I am thankful for…” in the body of the turkey (center of the hand).
- (5 minutes) On each feather (finger), have students write one thing that they are thankful for.
- (10 minutes) On the back of the paper, ask students to write five full sentences about things that they are thankful for. I am thankful for my school. I am thankful for my home. Etc…
- (7 minutes) Have students check off their work with either yourself or your co-teacher. After they have written their five sentences, have them color in their turkey!
(to be filled in during/after class)