literature - granny's birthday / what is a friend

Today: we will discuss some literature again

> What is a friend?
> Short story: Granny's birthday

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Today: we will discuss some literature again

> What is a friend?
> Short story: Granny's birthday

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

What did we discuss last week in our classroom talk?

Slide 2 - Woordweb

First: story telling

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

Today's story:

> Responsibility
> Trust
> Loyalty

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

What is a

Situation to discuss

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Write down your own thoughts
Write down what would make you testify or not, and whether this decision would be absolute (that is, without taking into account what happened to the pedestrian) or relative (depending on, for example, how seriously the pedestrian is injured).

Some people would testify only if the pedestrian was really hurt or dead: do you understand that reaction? Do you agree? Why, why not?


Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Does your friend have the right to ask you to testify that s/he was going at 30 km/h?
Yes, all the right
Yes, some right
No, he has no right

Slide 7 - Poll

Let's discuss: first share with your neighbour (4 min)
and then
share with class

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

What do you notice?



Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Short story: Granny's birthday
We will read together

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Discuss with a neighbour:
Does the story seem likely to you? Why or why not?
What if you were there: what would you do?

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Share in 1 minute
Does the story seem likely to you? Why or why not?
What if you were there: what would you do?

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Write down difficult words from the text:

Slide 13 - Woordweb

Granny's birthday vocabulary:
Matriarch > moeder overste
attorney > advocaat
mellow > zacht, relaxed, rustig
inebriated > aangeschoten
determination > vastberadenheid
penetrate > doordringen

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

Wat betekent 'determination'?

Slide 15 - Open vraag

Wat betekent 'attorney'?

Slide 16 - Open vraag

Write down a mini review of the story: what did you like (and why) or what didn't you? Who would recommend it to? Did the author do a good job?

Slide 17 - Open vraag

How do you feel about today's class?

Slide 18 - Poll

> exam vocabulary quizlet activity 
> Talk / read about what matters and what is enjoying things anyway

Slide 19 - Tekstslide

Haiku (short poem) by J. Prelutsky

If not for the cat

If not for the cat,
And the scarcity of cheese,
I could be content

Slide 20 - Tekstslide

On a typical day, how many annoying or irritating things do you have to do? What are they?

Slide 21 - Woordweb

What makes you happy during a normal day?

Slide 22 - Woordweb

SHort story reading: SUM
What does "sum" mean?

Reading question: what point does the writer make?

Slide 23 - Tekstslide

Short story: Sum

We will read together

Slide 24 - Tekstslide

Discuss these themes:
What counts, what is important, what matters?
What is enjoying things?
How much of what we do are we forced to do? Is that really bad?
What gives taste to life / does life need to be exciting all the time?

Slide 25 - Tekstslide

Share in 1 minute

Slide 26 - Tekstslide

Do you want to be in group 1 (4 people)
Or in group 2 ( the rest of class)?

Slide 27 - Tekstslide

Group 1's task:
Write down 10 very important statements and 10 questions that you feel are crucial to life. Just should always be able to express these. 

Slide 28 - Tekstslide

Group 2's assignment: choose 10 words
Imagine you live in a world where there are only 10 words you can ever use. You can repeat them as much as you want, but you can’t ever use any other words. Write down the 10 words you’d choose.


Slide 29 - Tekstslide

Communicate group 1's sentences
Next, make sentences with them in order to communicate something to your group.
Also write down your actual intention (meaning)

Use feeling and gesture to help them understand you.
You can measure their understanding by writing your actual intended meaning below the sentence. 

Slide 30 - Tekstslide

share your sentence with class

Slide 31 - Tekstslide

* Substantives: you, I; someone, people; something
• Mental predicates: think, know, want, feel, see, hear
• Speech: say
• Actions, events, and movement: do, happen, move
• Existence and life: be (there s/are), live
• Determiners and quantifiers: this, the same, other; one, two, many / much, some, all
• Augmentor: more
• Evaluators: good, bad
• Descriptors: big, small
• Time: when, after, before, a long time, a short time, now
• Space: where; far, near; under, above; side; inside; here
• Interclausal linkers: because, if, if … would
• Clause Operators: not, maybe
• Metapredicate: can
• Intensifier: very
• Taxonomy, partonomy: kind of, part of
• Similarity: like

Slide 32 - Tekstslide