David Copperfield Chapter 2
English B Grades 11&12 level
To provide detailed, inference and scan reading practice using a text about using chapter 2 text, in the context of David's early life.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a dialogue, in the context of the events of the chapter.
Procedure (50-25 minutes)
1. In pairs, from the chapter's name, guess what's going to happen next! 2. Share your ideas with me.
Before reading, I will pre-teach the blocking vocabulary that the students might not know. I will provide MPF (meaning, pronunciation, and form) for each word. 1. Meaning: eliciting the meaning by asking questions and asking CCQs. 2. Pronunciation: IPA and Chorally drilling. 3. Mentioning the type of the word and drawing attention to the form.
While reading, I will engage the students with activities and tasks that will provide gist, reading for specific details and information, analyzing, and inference. In pairs, discuss the following: 1. Who were David's new friends? What was unusual about their home? 2. What did you think about Mr and Miss Murdstone? Share your answers with me after discussing them.
Post Reading and feedback on fluency and accuracy. 1. Reading popcorn 2. Highlighting the dialogues 3. Feedback
Describe Mr. Peggotty’s house in more details.