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Illegal poaching and illegal logging

Skapad 2019-08-29 08:39 i Hagagymnasiet Borlänge
Gymnasieskola Engelska
This assignment is about improving your writing skills by summarizing, comparing and analyzing the content based on your reading and listening comprehension.

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ENGLISH 6

 Writing

 This assignment is about improving your writing skills by summarizing, comparing and analyzing the content based on your reading and listening comprehension.

  Core content                                                                                                                                                 

 

  • Oral and written production in different situations and for different purposes where students argue, report, apply, reason, summarize, comment on, assess and give reasons for their views.

  • Processing of language and structure in their own and others' written communications, and also in formal contexts. Adaptation to genre, situation and purpose.

 Centrala begrepp

 Tracker dog, poacher, tusk, stamina, authorities, extreme conditions, interrogation, illegal logging, loggers, deforestation, chainsaw, solution, device, tree canopy.

 

Knowledge requirements

E

C

A

In oral and written communications of various genres, students can express themselves in a way that is relatively varied, clear, and relatively structured. Students can also express themselves with fluency and some adaptation to purpose, recipient and situation.


Students work on and make simple improvements to their own communications.

In oral and written communications of various genres, students can express themselves in ways that are varied, clear and structured. Students can also express themselves with fluency and some adaptation to purpose, recipient and situation.


Students work on and make well-grounded improvements to their own communications.

In oral and written communications of various genres, students can express themselves in ways that are varied, balanced, clear and structured. Students can also express themselves with fluency and adaptation to purpose, recipient and situation.

Students work on and make well-grounded and balanced improvements to their own communications.

 

 Preparation:

 ·       Read The Article
 
·       Make a wordlist and write down useful words and phrases.

 ·       Discuss with a partner:

1. What’s the aim of this project?
2. In what ways are the tracking dogs effective for tracking poachers?
3. How can you tell that the dog teams are popular?
4. In what ways are other dogs than Max, Jazz, Rocky and Jerry, used to help other animals?

 

      ·        Watch the TedTalk.

·        Make a wordlist and write down useful words and phrases

 

1. What is the aim of this project?
2. Why can’t the people at the gibbon reserve hear the chainsaw?
3. How is this project possible?
4.Why is deforestation a bad thing, according to the speaker?
5. In what way is this project effective?

 

  • Make a mind map or a brainstorm list as a preparation for a summary. For instructions, read the document Preparation.pdf

 

Assignment

 You are going to write a summary based on the TedTalk and the article. The article and the talk are both based on different projects, “Cell phone alert in Asia” and “Tracking dogs in Africa” concerning the wild life and the environment. In your summary you need to describe, compare and evaluate using the four questions below:

 

1. According to the sources, what is the aim of each project? (describe)

 2. According to the sources, how are the projects performed? (describe)

 3. What different advantages can you see with each project? (compare)

4. Which project will succeed the best? Why, according to you? (evaluate)

Uppgifter

  • The second version

  • Preparation Document

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