Lesson 1. Pre-reading activities
Look at the picture. Do you know who this girl is? …
Today we are going to read and dramatize a play called “Cinderella”. (Teacher writes “Cinderella” on the whiteboard).
How does she look like?
Who is this girl?
What is her name?
Words to use:
She is…/She has got…
beautiful/ugly, angry/kind, young/old, clever/stupid, blue/green/brown eyes, black/blond/red hair, big/small hands/feet, new/old dress
Picture presentation of the new words.
Ex. 1. Match the words with the pictures.
Use Possessive Forms (the whole class activity)
Example: Cinderella + stepmother = Cinderella’s stepmother.
Cat + milk = cat’s milk
Father + coffee =
Stepsister + teeth =
Liz + head =
Cinderella +cat =
Husband + wife =
Mum + apple =
Daddy + sandwich =
Brother + cookies =
Granny + cup of tea =
Granpa + teeth =
Mime the words from the lesson. (Team game)
Game “If The shoe fits... Who will wear it?” (русская игра «Фанты»)
Take one shoe from each of the kids, mix them and ask:
Whose shoe is this?
What must this shoe do?
E.g. - Whose shoe is this?
- It’s Masha’s shoe.
- What must this shoe do?
-It must dance.
Ex.5 (do this task in 2 groups)
Lesson 2. Reading
If there are 8 students in the group, add Dog as a character.
Stepmother (Lady Sybil)
Cinderella’s Father (Lord Basil)
Author. This is the story of Cinderella. She is the beautiful girl. She hasn’t got a mother. Her father has got a second wife now, and she is Cinderella’s stepmother. She is a horrible woman. She has got two daughters, Pat and Liz. They are Cinderella’s stepsisters.
Cinderella. Good morning, Daddy, dear!
Father. Good morning, my child. How are you today?
Cinderella. Fine, Daddy. And you?
Father. Oh, I’m OK, but, my child…
Cinderella. Yes, Daddy?
(Enter Lady Sybil.)
Stepmother. Cinderella, what are you doing? You’re not working!
Stepmother. Work, girl, work. Make the breakfast. I’m hungry. I want my toast, jam, cheese and a cup of tea.
Cinderella. Yes, stepmother.
Stepmother. And you Basil, what are you doing? Helping the girl?
Father. Oh, no…
Stepmother. My daughters are coming down and they want their breakfast, too.
Cinderella. Good morning, sister.
Pat. Good morning, Mummy, dear.
Stepmother. And how are you today, Pat, dear?
Pat. Terrible, terrible.
Stepmother. Oh, dear.
(Enter the Cat.)
The Cat. Mew-mew. I’m hungry! I want my fish and milk for breakfast! Mew!
Cinderella. Good morning, sister.
Stepmother. Ah, good morning, my child.
Stepmother. And how are you today?
Stepmother. Oh, dear, you too?
Liz. Oh, my head…, my teeth…, oooh…
Pat. Hmmmmmmmm! Cinderella! Where is my breakfast? I’m hungry and thirsty. I want two eggs, cookies, two cups of tea, milk, sugar and six pieces of toast.
Liz. I want a cup of coffee… Oh, my head…
Pat. …with cheese…
Liz. Coffee. Black. No sugar. I want my breakfast now, Cinderella. Oh, my teeth…oooh…
Pat. …and an apple.
Cinderella. Yes, sister. Yes, sister. Coming.
Additional character: the Dog.
The Dog enters right after the cat.
Bow-wow! I want my meat and sausages! And ham, too! A lot of ham!
Lesson 3. After-reading activities
Complete Ciderella’s family tree
Who said these words?
My daughters are coming down and they want their breakfast, too.
Mew-mew. I’m hungry!
Good morning, my child. How are you today?
Cinderella! Where is my breakfast? I’m hungry and thirsty.
Coffee. Black. No sugar.
Yes, sister. Yes, sister. Coming.
Agree or disagree (True/False)
1. Cinderella is a beautiful girl.
2. She has got a mother.
3. Cinderella’s stepsisters are very nice.
4. Her father loves hear dearly.
5. Cinderella’s stepmother doesn’t want her stepdaughters to work.
6. Her stepmother makes breakfast every day.
7. Her stepmother wants soup, bread and potatoes for breakfast.
8. Cinderella’s stepsisters love her very much.
9. Pat doesn’t like to eat.
10. Liz likes black coffee without sugar.
Complete the mind map
Make sentences from these words
Lesson 4. Craftring Lab
Brainstorm the ideas about costumes for presentation.
Kids can use some of these ideas:
Let kids make costumes using white and coloured paper, glue, scissors, ribbons and paper clips.
Lesson 5-6. Drama Lab and Presentation
Dramatizing the play.