To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about bank robberies
To provide clarification and review of words that are associated with robberies in the context of bank robberies
Procedure (44-58 minutes)
*Show ss a short video on powerpoint (bank robbery scene) *Ask ss "what is this, what is going on?" "what are they doing"
*Tell ss to write down seven words that they think will be in the text that they will read. (based on what they watched) *Examples: rob, steal... *After ss have written down the words, have them turn the page upside down, and instruct them to wait until told to turn them back over.
*Use powerpoint presentation to show pictures of vocabulary words (elicit words) *If ss have difficulty guessing, teacher will give the word followed by the meaning.
*Hand out copies of the reading article. *Instruct ss to flip their papers over (to the words they predicted would be in the text) *Instruct ss to quickly scan through the article and see if their words are in it. When they find them they can circle them.
*Using the same article, ask ss to work with a partner to discuss the article *After ss discuss, they will be instructed to work together to come up with a title for it, write it down and share with the class.
*After students come up with a name, they will be instructed to read the article carefully *Ss will be handed a worksheet containing multiple choice questions related to the text *Ss will have to read the article in detail to be able to answer the questions. *After ss finish the article and questions, they will work with a partner to compare and talk about their answers *When ss are through checking answers, the answer key will be shown on the smart board for students to check their individual answers.
*Ss will be asked to work alone to answer "Do you agree with the judges decision? Why or why not?" *CCQ's - Are we working together? No - Are we working alone? Yes *After ss complete their answer alone, they will be instructed to talk with a partner, to see if their opinions are alike or different, and why.