Weather / Seasons
Adverbs of frequency always, usually, often, sometimes, etc.
Intensifier very (more advanced)
Comparative adjectives hotter/colder, more/less (more advanced)
How is the weather?
It's/It is hot/cold/rainy, etc.
It's/It is hot/cold/rainy, etc. in [Name of City].
- Large box labeled "boat"
- Authentic pictures of various types of weather conditions
- Copies of a newspaper weather map for each student (USA Today or any local paper)
- Colored pictures depicting the four seasons
- Weather gear (ear muffs, scarf, umbrella, hand fan)
- Handout #1: Matching Exercise
- Handout #2: Weather Disasters (Questions/Answers for novices)
- Handout #3: Weather Disasters (Information Gap for more advanced students)
- Handout #4: Adverbs of Frequency
- Handout #5: Practice With Adverbs of Frequency
- One dry and one moist cloth for vocabulary introduction
- Cassette tape of a current local weather forecast or video clip of a current five-day forecast
- New grammar structure on board or transparency.
- Video of movie, Twister (optional)
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