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Dick Turpin Jigsaw Reading Comprehension and Speaking Lesson TEACHERS NOTES

Lesson Introduction First write randomly on the white board vocabulary associated with crime and adventure. Below is a possible list of words. Get students to group the words and add any others they might think of. They should use their dictionaries or ask the teacher about unknown words. Then ask them to guess the topic of the piece they are about to read. a gangster a robber a bandit a villain a hoodlum a racketeer a thug an outlaw a highwayman

to be tough to be strong to be smart to have money to have power to command respect to be debonair to be valiant to be fearless to be confident to be brave

a policeman a hero a detective a soldier a judge a magistrate a lawyer

Pre-reading discussion questions A) What attributes make a good villain? B) What attributes make a good hero? C) What attributes make a good victim? D) What makes a good adventure story? E) Why do some people think that criminals, gangsters etc are cool?

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Dick Turpin Jigsaw Reading Lesson  

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