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Write a short outline of a PPP lesson plan for teaching the present continuous to describe things happening now to elementary level students.
Begin teaching the present continuous by speaking about what is happening in the classroom at the moment of introduction. Once students recognize this usage, you can extend it to other things you know are happening now. This can include simple facts such as:
Make sure to mix it up by using a number of different subjects:
Choose a magazine or web page with lots of activity, and ask students questions based on the pictures.
To teach the negative form, use the magazine or web pages to ask yes or no questions focusing on eliciting a negative response. You may want to model a few examples before asking students.