The Teaching of Reading
------My First Ride on a Train
; Develop the students’ reading ability.
1. Make students know something about Australia.
2. Train students to get information effectively.
3. Develop students’ ability to organize out-of order sentences into a passage coherently.
; intermediate plus
Step/ Teacher Activities Student Activities Purpose Resource time
1/ Ask students whether they like animals Think and answer teacher’s leading pictures 10 min or not, and what animals they like. questions
(pre-) Ask them whether they have heard of
Show a picture of Koala bear and
Encourage students to present their
answers to the questions on page 22.
Ask students whether they want to know
more about Australia.
Tell them that this class we will learn
the “My First Ride on a Train”.
2/ Ask students to skim the passage. Read articles Get the main idea of the
Offer a multiple choice about the gist 10min choose answers passage and let students choose the best answer.
3/ Tell students that this is a narration and Read and find the detailed things Get the information of the
st5mins the 1 paragraph often tells us five “ws”. presented in the first first paragraph in
Let students read the first paragraph paragraph. detail.
again and fill the blank.
4/ Tell students that besides the food that Read the second paragraph and Get the information of the
the second paragraph introduces, most fill the blanks. second information in 5min part of the paragraph is about the detail
Ask students to read the second
paragraph and fill the blanks.
5/ Let students read the rest part of the Read and find the answers in the Get some of the 10min passage and present three questions to rest part of the passage. information of the rest
them. part of the passage
Let them find the answers and ask three
students to offer their answers for class.