Reading About Air Travel
Reading about air travel
Practicing the productive skill of Speaking by paraphrasing the story
Procedure (37-48 minutes)
Teacher will show photos of the first flight and the first moon landing and elicit what the photos are of. • To elicit an ' an old airplane', the following CCQs will be used: Is this a car? Is it a helicopter? Is it new? • To elicit 'an old photo of an astronaut', the following CCQ will be asked: Is this person on earth? Does it look like a new or is it in the past?
Teacher will cover blocking vocabulary words paraphrase, journey, aviator, astronaut, and aircraft. CCQs related to each word will be asked to ensure students understand the words.
T will split Ss will then be split into 2 groups: A and B. Each group will be given a different Reading. A will have Louis Bleriot and B will have Neil Armstrong. After the reading, Ss will be given the same gist question and detail questions. • Gist question will be a true or false: "our reading was about someone who was the first to fly in an aircraft." Detail questions will be questions in ex 3 page 58. Ss will peer-check understanding.
T will pair Ss from Group A with Ss from Group B. Without showing the text, Ss from A will re-tell the story they've read with Ss from B, and vice-versa. "Paraphrase" will be used to describe what they are to do in this activity. (If time permits, both readings will be given to Ss to complete ex 5 pg58 in pairs). Feedback and error correction.