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English Book 6

Knowing Children From Other Nations

What will I learn?

READING

  • Skim text (while-reading) to infer theme/ main idea
  • Deduce meaning of difficult words from context
  • Recognize the functions of pronoun - antecedent relationships
  • Read silently with comprehension and extract main idea and supporting detail
  • Use critical thinking to respond to the text
  • Apply world knowledge and own feelings / opinion to the text read

LISTENING AND SPEAKING

  • Language focus: Taking into account different view points

LANGUAGE

  • Identify active and passive voice in simple sentences
  • Use prepositions of time
  • Use the colon to introduce a list of items

WRITING

  • Use a variety of pre-writing strategies such as brainstorming, mind mapping, outlining etc. to develop focus
  • Write an essay of at least four paragraphs following conventions of essay writing: introductory paragraph, body paragraphs, and concluding paragraph

STUDY SKILLS

  • Learn about free-writing: writing without stopping, for fluency, creativity and pleasure
  • Acquire language holistically through Cloze Passages
  • Read aloud for fluency in articulation of words

FUN TIME

  • Identify and color Present Simple and Past Participle verbs