Subject: English Grade: 7 Topic: First Read - Vocabulary
"Students will perform an initial reading of a text and demonstrate comprehension by responding to questions using evidence from the text." LESSON OVERVIEW Introduce the text through the video preview and introduction. Model using the reading comprehension strategy and making predictions about selection vocabulary. Have students read and annotate the text, using comprehension questions as necessary to check their understanding. Invite students to take the reading quiz. Circulate as students answer the Think Questions.
Read the following text "The Monsters Backstage” is set in the moments before the curtain rises on a high school play. After the lead actor’s wig mysteriously goes missing, the characters try to figure out what happened. Tensions rise as the actors’ focus turns from the play to their suspicions of each other. Will they find the wig? Is one of the actors responsible for its disappearance? Whether or not they find answers to these questions, the show must go on. Watch the video, then answer the following questions: 1- What did you notice in the video? 2- How does it make you feel? 3- What do you think the text will be about? 4- Is there something in the video or introduction that surprised you?
Write the following words in the correct way
According to the text, give your opinion "It’s okay for people to be short-tempered when they’re nervous." Why
- a) strongly disagree
- b) disagree
- d)strongly agree
Who are the characters in the play? What are they doing?
Write two or three sentences describing the problems that the characters face.
10. Personalised Feedback
Which characters are nervous about the play, and how do you know?