Teach techniques of skim and scan.
E0 - Beginners level
To teach students the techniques of skim and scan so that they can be able to skim simple, direct texts to determine their main idea, and to scan simple, direct textx to locate specific information.
To make students face their fears of reading texts, and to make them more confident when it comes to comprehension tasks.
Procedure (25-35 minutes)
-T. asks Ss if they know the techniques of skim and scan. -Ss answers.
-T. elaborate what skim and scan are, how to use them, and how to differentiate between them. -T. asks CCQs to make sure that students get the idea. -SKIM CCQs: Is skim reading quickly to get a general overview of the text? Yes Is skim related to understanding the main idea of the text? Yes -SCAN CCQs: Is scan reading quickly to get specific information? Yes Is scan related to locating certain details? Yes -Ss answers. - T. gives an example on the board and engages the students to answer it. -Ss answers.
-T. divides Ss into groups. -T. distributes the handouts. -T. asks students to use skim to answer gist questions, and to use scan to answer specific information questions. Each group has to elaborate how they applied the techniques to texts. -Ss start the task. -T. monitors and takes notes. -Ss' groups check answers with one another.
-T. asks each group to say their answers. -Ss report their answers.
-T. writes Ss' mistakes on the board. -T. discuss them with students. -T. encourages students.