The Privacy Risks of At-home DNA Tests
Video-based ESL lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan looks at genetic data and right to privacy. Students develop an awareness of how at-home DNA tests are being used to reunite families as well as how they have destroyed others. Learners will also look at how at-home DNA test results are being used to solve crime.
The student will also watch a video titled ” Home DNA tests can disrupt family dynamics. Here’s how” and answer related comprehension questions.
It focus on practicing key skills related to listening, speaking, collaboration and critical thinking. You will need at least 90 minutes to complete this lesson, if used as a flipped classroom ESL lesson. However, lesson can run up to 3 hours ( consider two 90-minute lessons or for university teachers adjust as needed).
Student’s PDF worksheet and the Teachers lesson plan can be used as a lesson plan for teaching English online.
While targeting intermediate and upper-intermediate language learners of english, it is highly adaptable as it have been purposely designed to faciliate mixed-levelled classes. This includes in a tertiary institution such as a university or within a professional environment, targeting professionals.
Starter and discussions
Previewing activities to help stimulate interest in the topic as well as connect to previously known knowledge. Critical thinking discussion activity.
Grammar and Activity
Language Focus: A key language function or grammar point is elected based on use in the article
Vocabulary Check: idioms, verb + noun collocations , word formation relating to the topic.
Activity : A report, letter, presentation , A review, an email, forum