This is a reading lesson based on a text about Inca society. Reading can be a very solitary activity, but this lesson has been designed to maximise the amount of communication and interaction among the students, so that they work collaboratively and develop their own opinions about the content of the text.
- To develop students' ability to take information from a text and form their own opinions about it
- To develop students' ability to deduce the meaning of words in a text
Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure and answer keys.
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Worksheets: worksheets which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:
- a 'jigsaw' text activity
- a text about the Inca
- a vocabulary matching activity
- a comprehension development activity
- a vocabulary revision / pronunciation task
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