To provide a practice of summarizing skills using narrative texts.
To provide gist and detailed reading for narrative texts
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
- Teacher starts by asking students about the last book they read and also if the had any experience with summarizing. -Teacher projects a picture and ask students ti identify items in it. - Teacher asks students to state the most important elements in the picture and eliminate the unnecessary ones.
- Teacher starts the presentation and highlights the skills. - Teacher goes over the slides and clarifies the procedures of summarizing. -Teacher checks understanding by asking CCQs ( yes / no questions)
Task : 1 -Teacher gives students handout (1) which includes cut ups of a story. - Teacher asks students to put the events of the stroy in the right order. - Teacher asks student to put away the unnecessary cut ups. - Teacher asks Students to go out of the class and check their answers in a competitive way. Task : 2 - Teacher asks students to take their writing books on page 138. - In Exercise 5, students are required to read a small paragraph and cross out the unnecessary details. - Teacher does a whole class feedback
- Teacher regroups students and asks them to work in pairs. - Teacher asks pairs to choose a text in 130/131 and summarize it. - For feedback, students exchange drafts for peer feedback.
- Teacher takes three drafts and puts them on the board. - Teacher compares papers, ana announces which one of them meets the standards.