● To make students practice reading for gist and details in the context of an American classic novel.
● To motivate students to read a text that they may not be interested.
Procedure (30-45 minutes)
At the begining of the lesson teacher asks students what type of books/movies they like. After some answers, teacher gives students mentimeter link to formulate a word cloud about American classics. Following this, teacher shows students a short video from the movie ''The Great Gatsby'' to help them to engage the topic more efficiently.
Teacher stops the video when a possible unknown word is heard in the video, it is also available in the text, makes sure that the students undestand it. Following this, teacher asks students what the actors talk about in the video, students may have difficulties to answer the question. Finally teacher says let's read the text. In this way, students are expected to be more careful to find the answer of the previous question.
The jigsaw reading procedures are explained the students; they are divided into 3 groups and the group members are also divided into 3 groups, each groups read one paragraph. After that the students that read the same paragraphs are sent to break rooms to tell the paragraph each other and better understanding. Finally they come back their original groups to discuss the whole text.
Students will be asked to do the "Read for Detail" part and they are going to work in the groups.
Teacher asks students go to mentimeter and answer the question '' What do we learn about Gatsby (his appearence and manners) ?