(p.69) LET'S TALK 5 - Whose ~ is this?

“Whose is it?” Pictionary

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  • Go over the use of “whose” and how its questions are answered to make sure all students understand the target language point.
  • Hand out a blank sheet of paper to every student.
  • Have students draw a picture of anything they would like, but try to encourage something original and creative. Make sure students draw the picture big so that it can be clearly seen in the second part of the activity.
  • When drawing time is up, make sure all students have their names written on the back of their paper.

Whose paper is this?

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Students are put into groups and given the worksheet to complete. Make sure students do not write their names. When students are finished, all worksheets are handed in and shuffled. One student from each group then comes to the front and chooses a paper to read aloud. That student then has to guess whose paper it is, a correct guess earns that group a point.

Whose face is it?

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Preparation:

Take photographs of the students in the class. Choose 10 pictures and zoom close on a part of the face (eye, ear, hair etc.) Load the photos into a Powerpoint or print out.

The first photo will be the close up, the second is the original. Repeat for rest.

 

Lesson:

Review the phrase ‘It’s X’s ~.  (It’s Tanaka’s eye)

Split the class into groups of 4, with 10 sheets of paper and a pencil per group. Draw a score chart on the board to track scores.

Whose clothes?

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1. The students will be on a team with their row.

2. Have the first student in each row stand up, so that each team has a representative competing.

3. Show the students the flashcard with the article of clothing or body part on it. Say “Whose _____ is this?”

4. The first student to raise their hand and answer correctly using ” It’s ____’s.” gets a point for their team.

5. Have the next students in each row stand-up, rinse, repeat.

6. The team with the most points wins!