Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Discussion Activity: Adoption

This discussion activity helps the students develop their fluency, learn new vocabulary and practice reading.  The activity starts with a warm-up discussion to see what the student knows about adoption.  Then there is a matching activity where the students match the verbs from the reading to synonyms.  Third, there is a reading about a family who experienced an international adoption. After the reading, there is another matching activity where the students would match word collocations from the reading.  Finally, there is a list of questions for the students to discuss.  This lesson can be successfully conducted in a virtual classroom or in a traditional classroom.  The following is an example of a lesson in a virtual classroom:

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