Walaa Khalid Walaa Khalid

Reading text
Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students practice in reading for gist and guessing words in the text

Materials

Abc PowerPoint slides (Designed by the teacher)
Abc An article
Abc Sheet of questions
Abc Matching task (Designed by Walaa Khalid)

Main Aims

  • To provide practice in reading for gist and guessing words in the text

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice in speaking in the same context

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- Give the Ss some qualifications of the reporter (Clever,fast,handsome) - Ask them to rate them according to their importance (Not important, not very important, very important) - Discuss their answers.

Pre-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- Give the students a matching task which includes some words mentioned in the article that students might not understand their meaning . - Ask the students to answer the task individually . - Ask the students to check their answers in pairs. - Give feedback . - Ask the students to read the title of the article and think about the kind of personality they need to be a good political reporter.

While-Reading #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading tasks

- Give the students the article and ask them to read it individually to put a heading in each gap : 1) The challenge. 2) The contestant. 3) The teachers. 4) The training. 5) The program - Ask them to check their answers in pairs. -Give feedback.

While-Reading #2 (12-14 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

- Ask the students to read the article again. - Give the students a task includes some definitions. -Ask the students to find a word for each definition from the text. - Ask the students to check their answers in pairs . - Give feedback.

Post-Reading (12-15 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- Divide the Ss into A and B - Give the Ss a sheet includes some questions about the article. - Ask them to ask each other and the one who will remember most about the program will be the winner. - Ask the Ss if they think that Jessica will pass the test and why. - If we have extra time: - Show the Ss different kinds of reporters. - Ask the Ss: Which kind of these reporters would you like to be ? Why ? - Discuss their answers.

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