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LEARNING GOALS ✓Making and confirming predictions ✓Identifying the main idea ✓Understanding specific information ✓Guessing meaning from context ✓Making inferences


Macmillan Readers

By Polly Sweetnam


LOOK AT THE PICTURE 1. 2.

Where are the people ? Where do you think they are going?

3. Who do you think are holding hands?


WHAT HAPPENS AT AN AIRPORT?

People use push carts.

People carry their luggage. People make lines.


PRE-READING: 1.

2.

3.

a

People have to go through customs to have their documents and luggage checked. Women bring their babies in a pushchair. Customs officers have to check people’s luggage.

c

b


PRE-READING: b

c 2. Women bring their babies in a pushchair.

a 1. People have to go through customs to have their documents and luggage checked.

3. Customs officers have to check people’s luggage.


What does frame mean?

What does “in the

The building of an object

frame” mean?


MAKING AND CONFIRMING PREDICTIONS I think the story will be about …

A: Was your prediction correct? B: Yes, it was./ No, it wasn’t. I thought ….


IDENTIFYING THE MAIN IDEA


WHAT IS THE STORY ABOUT?

The story is about two friends that …(what happened to them?) (What did they do?)


WHAT IS THE STORY ABOUT?

The story is about two friends that help a woman during their flight to England, but the woman was a thief.


READING FOR DETAILS


PUT THE EVENTS IN ORDER 5 2

6 4 7 8 3


WHERE IS THE PAINTING? It is rolled

in the frame of the pushchair.


MARK TRUE (T), FALSE (F), OR NOT MENTIONED (NM) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Lisa and Alice are starting their holiday in Greece.

Kostas and Eleni are Lisa’s family members. Alice and Lisa take a bus to the airport. The painting is by a Greek artist. In reality, Vera is not married. Peter asks to go to the bathroom to help Vera escape from the customs officers. Peter and Helen aren’t Vera’s children. The customs officers don’t find the stolen painting.


MARK TRUE (T), FALSE (F), OR NOT MENTIONED (NM) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Lisa and Alice are starting their holiday in Greece. F (pg. 2) Kostas and Eleni are Lisa’s family members. NM (pg. 2) Alice and Lisa take a bus to the airport. T (pg. 2)

The painting is by a Greek artist. F (pg. 7) In reality, Vera is not married. NM (pg. 6)

NM (pg. 9)

Peter asks to go to the bathroom to help Vera escape from the customs officers. Peter and Helen aren’t Vera’s children. T (pg. 2) The customs officers don’t find the stolen painting. F (pg. 16)


GUESSING MEANING FROM CONTEXT


GUESSING MEANING FROM CONTEXT: Find the words in the story to fill in the blanks. ill. 1. I am very worried. My husband is ________. searching 2. A customs officer is ________________ her luggage.

thief 3. Vera is an art _____________. stolen 4. The customs officers are looking for the_________painting.

reward

5. There is a big __________ for this painting. missing 6. A painting is ___________ from the island’s museum.


GUESSING MEANING FROM CONTEXT: Match the new words to their meaning. ill.

1. (n.) robber

searching

2. (adj.) absent from the place is supposed to be

thief

3. (n.) prize or gift to a person in recognition of their good work

stolen

reward missing

4. (past participle adj.) taken without permission 5. (v.) trying to find something 6. (adj.) sick


GUESSING MEANING FROM CONTEXT Use the following words:

famous, kind, poor, sad, small,

wonderful, worried.

1. Thank you for our wonderful _________ holiday. poor 2. Look at that ________ woman. small 3. She has two _________ children. She has a lot of luggage. 4. I’m veryworried ______. My husband is ill. sad 5. That’s very ________ news. I’m sorry, Vera. famous French painter. 6. He’s a ______ kind 7. Thank you! You are very _________.


ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS What kind of people are Alice and Lisa? They are friendly, helpful, and honest people. How do you know?

It is not mentioned explicitly. But they helped the woman, so we can make the conclusion that they are friendly and helpful. What is the name of this skill? Making an inference.


How do you MAKE an INFERENCE? What you SEE (clues )

Your INFERENCE (conclusion)

What you already KNOW


INFERENCE


EXAMPLE: INFERENCE: Alice and Lisa stayed with Kostas and Eleni.

Alice and Lisa say ‘Thank you’ to them and Eleni and Kostas say ‘Come back’.


MAKING INFERENCES Answer the following questions. Use evidence from the text to support your answer. They are very helpful and considerate. The text says What kind of people are Alice and Lisa? that they help Vera with the kids and the pushchair, (pg.5)

1. 2. What kind of person is Vera Brown? 3. How was Vera’s sister feeling while Vera was traveling with Peter and Helen? 4. How did Alice know that Peter and Helen were not Vera’s children?


USING KEY LANGUAGE: CIRCLE THE CORRECT WORD


RATING THE BOOK


RATING THE BOOK

What I liked What I didn’t like Changing what I didn’t like Alternative title Alternative ending


In the Frame Graded Reader Intensive Reading Workshop  

This workshop focused on getting students more familiarized with reading for gist, details, making and confirming predictions as well as cre...

In the Frame Graded Reader Intensive Reading Workshop  

This workshop focused on getting students more familiarized with reading for gist, details, making and confirming predictions as well as cre...

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