Date: May 9th
Objective: Students will be able to create a short history.
Language focus: teaching reading.
Prior knowledge: past simple
Level: Sophomore– Junior - Senior
Time: 80 min
Warm up Activity.(5 min)
Teacher shows the students some pictures of animal.
Teacher asks students:”What is it a fable? – What do they have in special?”Pre-activity(5 min)
Teacher asks students the meaning of the idiom “Loose lips sink ships”
Teacher tells students they are going to listen to a song and show them the title of it in order the studentsmake predictions.
Teacher provides students with some key words:
Roam: deambular Prowl: merodear Scant: pequeño
Growl: gruñidoChew: masticar
The song is played once.
Ss receive the song´s lyrics.
During activity. (40 min)
Ss validate their predictions.
I. Listen to the song and fillthe gaps with the correct word in the box.
| . wallowed
. tended . ran
. came .ate
. said. whispered
. growl prowl
Effervescing Elephant (Syd Barrett)1
An Effervescing Elephant
with tiny eyes and great big trunk
once ___________to the tiny ear
theear of one inferior
that by next June he'd die, oh yeah!
because the tiger would roam.
2The little one_____: "Oh my goodnessI must stay at home!
and every time I hear a ________
I'll know thetiger's on the _______
and I'll be really safe, you know
the elephant he told me so."
Everyone was nervy, oh yeah!
and the message was spread
to zebra, mongoose, and the dirty hippopotamus
who___________in the mud and chewed
his spicy hippo-plankton food
and ________to ignore the wordpreferring to survey a herd
of stupid water bison, oh yeah!
3And all the jungle took fright,