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9F2: Reading comprehension

Skapad 2022-01-17 10:50 i Järvenskolan Katrineholm
Grundskola 9 Engelska
"Water your mind - read!" is a saying that really describes the importance of reading. There are many benefits of reading: it activates your brain, it helps you stay focused, it gives new perspectives, empathy and imagination. Reading also improves your vocabulary and language.

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READING COMPREHENSION: A NOVEL

w. 3

Monday (70 mins)

Reversed distance lesson - pupils at school, teacher at home. Join lesson here: https://meet.google.com/tqg-mwoi-zka

Examination Day - a short story to read + questions to answer.

The story + questions will be shared into your Drive, through Google Classroom. Write your answers in the document, and submit in Classroom

Homework for Monday next week:
Borrow a novel (in Swedish: roman) in English at the library. How long is your novel? You need to be able to finish reading it in 5 weeks. Divide the number of pages with 5, and you know how much you will need to read each week.
 
Use prior knowledge and predict from the cover, title and author what the novel is going to be about. Write your thoughts in your reading log (shared in Drive through Classroom).
 
Tuesday (40 mins)
 

w. 4

This week’s work:

Read your novel and do assignment 1 (you find all assignments in your reading log, shared in Drive through Classroom):

  • Clarify: Write a word list with translations or explanations of at least 10 words. Also copy the sentence where you found the word and write down the page. Use dictionaries like tyda.se, bab.la, NE or an English dictionary like the Oxford dictionary.
  • Visualize by finding 10 pictures that show what is going on in the novel - write down quotes and pages.

 

Monday (70 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 1

 

Tuesday (40 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 1

 

Homework: make sure that you have read 1/5 of the novel and finished assignment 1 before Monday next week

 

w. 5

This week’s work:

Read your novel and do assignment 2:

  • Question: Write 10 questions of your own and answer them.
  • Clarify: Keep writing down new words and translate them if you need to. Remember to write the page where you found the word.

 

Monday (70 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 2

 

Tuesday (40 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 2

 

Homework: make sure you that have read 2/5 of the novel and finished assignment 2 before Monday next week

 

w. 6

This week’s work:

Read your novel and do assignment 3:

 

  • Question: Write 10 questions of your own and answer them.
  • Clarify: Keep writing down new words and translate them if you need to. Remember to write the page where you found the word.
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Monday (70 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 3

 

Tuesday (40 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 3

 

Homework: make sure you that have read 3/5 of the novel and finished assignment 3 before Monday next week

 

w. 7

This week’s work:

Read and work with your novels and assignment 4:

  • Summarize: Make an oral presentation and include a summary of the novel so far and also predict how the novel is going to end. You can also comment on what you think of the story. Film your presentation (2 - 8 min).
  • Clarify: Keep writing down new words and translate them if you need to.

 

 

Monday (70 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 4

 

Tuesday (40 mins):

Read and work with your novels and assignment 4

 

Homework: make sure you that have read 4/5 of the novel and finished assignment 4 before Tuesday week 9.

 

w. 9

Monday (70 mins):

Read and work with your novels. 

 

Tuesday (40 mins):

Step 4: By the end of this lesson you should have read 5/5 of the novel, and finished all four previous assignments. 

 

w. 10

Monday (70 mins):

Write your book report

 

Tuesday (40 min):

Write your book report and turn it in.