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Reading - informatioal text
upper intermediate level


In this lesson students focus on summarizing and paraphrasing skills in the context of reading an informational text by Jan Farrington later, students also look at figurative language like similes and metaphors


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about bouncint back , How to get on your feet when life knocks you down in the context of informational text about how to face racisim

Subsidiary Aims

  • summarizing and paraphrazing


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

Put students in pairs and have them discuss about a time when they have reacted poorly to a difficult situation. and how they should have acted and what they can so the next time they face similar situation Have then share their answers with the class

Pre-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Ask students what would you like to learn from the selections to help you answer the big question

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

have students sumarize the main idea for each paragraph and the overall main idea of the text.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Put students in pairs and ask them to find examples of literary elements from the text and explain their meanings

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

to tell a friend what to do to deal with stress Assign each student a paragraph and ask them to paraphrase it in their own words

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