To provide detailed and scan reading practice using a text about three breeds of dogs that have very different roles in human society
To provide clarification and practice of target vocabulary in the context of dogs
Procedure (37-44 minutes)
T welcomes the newcomers and summarizes what has been done in the previous lesson to get back to the tasks smoothly.
Ss read the paragraphs out loud. Reading Comprehension Questions are to be clarified through evidences.
T has the students read the paragraph on Scanning for Details. T explains that scanning involves looking over a text quickly to find specific information. Often this information is data in the form of a name, place, date, number, or reason. T has them scan silently to complete Activity A. Check answers as a class.
T tells the students to first answer the questions based on what they remember from reading. Then have them check their answers by scanning for the specific information. Check answers as a class. T also asks students the following questions and gives them a ten second time limit to find each answer in the text: Do therapy dogs help both children and adults? (yes) Why is a beagle good at tracking smells? (powerful nose) How are some dogs treated like children? (they have their own rooms and clothes - and got to classes.)
T has students do Activity A. Then, T has ss check answers with a partner (Matching) T has students do Activity B. Check answers as a class. The clarification of the word "affection" is to be done to the class.