The main aim of this lesson is to teach pupils to read effectively and productively. It is very common that a pupil can read a passage but can still not comprehend much of such a passage, this lesson aims to address that.
The spin off aims of this lesson are learning new vocabulary from the passage to be read as well effective listening when students watch the short video.
Procedure (36-40 minutes)
The teacher starts by inquiring from 1 or 2 who their friends were from which he will introduce the lesson as a lesson on reading based on the topic of friendship. At this point the teacher ask the students to listen attentively as they watch a short video on"why we need friends"
The teacher explains vocabulary from the passage so that when the passage is read students will understand. The teacher will always inquire first from the students what they understand of the vocabulary. The vocabulary will include but not limited to the following: Outdoors, On purpose, Dusk, Thunder, Entire and Face to face
The teacher quickly explains skimming before asking students to skim the passage for specific information on the following: Who is the letter from? When was the letter written? Who is it to? When did the writer live?
The teacher leads the class into reading for specific details by posing questions whose answers can be revealed by reading the passage. The questions include：Why does Anne love nature so much? Did she always love it so much? What did she do one night? Where does she spend most of her time?
The teacher asks the students to make sentences using vocabulary explained earlier from the passage, Outdoors, On purpose, Dusk, Thunder, Entire and Face to face