Crack the Reading Comprehension Test: A Motivating Lesson for Year 9 German Non-Native Speakers of English

Crack the Reading Comprehension Test!
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Crack the Reading Comprehension Test!

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to read English texts and answer comprehension questions with confidence.

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Explain the learning objective to the students and emphasize the importance of reading comprehension in language learning.
What do you already know about reading comprehension tests?

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Why is Reading Comprehension Important?
Reading comprehension is crucial for language learners as it helps them understand the meaning of the text, build vocabulary, and improve overall language skills.

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Ask students why they think reading comprehension is important and facilitate a discussion around the topic.
Tips for Improving Reading Comprehension
1. Read in short intervals. 2. Use context clues to understand unfamiliar words. 3. Summarize the text after reading. 4. Use graphic organizers to organize ideas.

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Provide examples for each tip and encourage students to try them out.
The Test
You have a reading comprehension test on Friday. You will read an English text and answer comprehension questions.

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Explain the format and expectations of the test to the students.
Practice Text
Working part: We are going to practice for the test

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Provide the text to the students and allow time for them to read it.
Work Time!
Good luck! Remember to read the text carefully and answer the questions to the best of your ability.

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Give the test to the students and monitor their progress.
What did you learn today? How can you apply this knowledge to other subjects?

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Facilitate a discussion and encourage students to reflect on what they learned and how they can use it in other areas of their studies.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

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Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

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The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.