In the lesson students will find out about the different things people usually have for breakfast in different countries and they will develop an awareness of the importance of having a good breakfast.
The materials in this plan can be used in different ways. The first four tasks can be used independently as a simple reading and discussion lesson.
The final four tasks can be used selectively as follow up task or you can use all four tasks as an ongoing project over the course of a number of lessons.
This lesson contains eight tasks:
A discussion task that gets students thinking about the food they eat and food from other countries.
A reading task that develops students’ abilities to scan read text for specific information.
A reading task that encourages students to read for deeper comprehension and to check information.
A discussion task that gives students the opportunity to respond to the information more personally.
A social research task that gets students to create a questionnaire to find out about the breakfast habits of the their friends.
An online research task that encourages students to check the accuracy of information they find online.
An online research task that gets students to find out more about food and create an online quiz.
A writing task which gives students the opportunity to consolidate their learning in the form of a blog article.