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1 DEVELOPING READING SKILL ANI’S KEY 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 1 Reading Skill

2 Objectives 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 2 Motivate students to read a textTo enable the learners to read independently.To develop the skill to scan for specific information.To test the students' ability to comprehend.

3 Techniques to Develop Reading Skill 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 3 It includes:-----Pre-reading activitiesDeveloping glossaryComprehension questionsSimple reading TaskHow questions can be used to elicit a personal response from pupils

4 Pre-reading Activities 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 4

5 Pre-reading Activities 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 5

6 Let us talk about the picture 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 6 What do you see in the first picture?What is child doing in second picture?What do you find in the picture?Is there any relation in these pictures? What do you do in leisure time? List your leisure time activities with your friend? What can be the story of “Ani’s Key”?

7 Read the story. See whether your guess is right. “ ANI’S KEYS” By Catherine Abbey Hodges 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 7 “I don’t want to go to school,” announced Ani. She threw the bag and hit the floor angrily. Her mother looked her from the kitchen.she said “But you love school, Ani!” She gave Ani a fried banana and crusty 1 for lunch. Ani saw the bundle of washed cloths which her mother washed early in the morning. She thought of her father who washed people’s dirty clothes. “The kids laugh at her Dad,” Ani said. She threw the banana. “They say he smells like rubbish 2 and “Where’d you get these shoes, Ani? The dump?” Her mother looked sad and tired. “And there’s an art contest 3,” Ani told. Mama looked surprised 4. “What’s wrong with that? You are a brilliant artist. You’ll win that contest.” “How can I even enter it, Mama? All the kids will buy paint, pens and clay etc.

8 “ ANI’S KEYS” 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 8 Ani and her mother looked each other silently. There was hot. The mother touched Ani’s shoulder and said, “There is a solution to these problems” and “You can solve these problems. You just have to find the key.” In the evening, the broken lanterns, bicycle chains, and old bottles are sparkled 5 like treasures 6. Ani had her own treasure box, full of old buttons, buckles, keys, beads, bits of coloured glass, zips. She had cleaned them carefully and kept them in a box. Ani watched her father. He wore sarong. He carried soaps and a scrubbing brush. She knew her father worked hard. She thought “Those kids just don’t know,”. She felt very sad. That night Ani dreamed that she became butterfly soaring above the kids. The next morning, mama looked at Ani curiously 7 ? “Did you find the solution Ani “she asked. “I’m not sure,” said Ani as she finished her fried rice. She grabbed her schoolbag, flashed a smile and went out. After school, Ani opened her treasure box. Her sisters were laughing when she drew pictures in the dust outside. She collected these from several places. She was thinking of her dream. Glue was a problem for Ani. She prepared glue with raw egg. Her grandmother always said, “Raw egg is the best glue in Indonesia”

9 “ ANI’S KEYS” 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 9 By Wednesday she had collected everything, including a half tin of bright blue paint. Her father had given it to Ani. “Did you know,” asked Ani on Friday “that there’s an art display at school tomorrow afternoon?” The whole family looked at her. “It’s a contest, really. A professional artist from Jakarta is the judge.” “Do you think we should go?” asked her father. “Oh yes!” said Ani “I think it might be interesting.” “I think so, too,” said Mama. As they reached at the school auditorium, Ani and her family heard noises in the auditorium. The auditorium was overflowed with people and colour. The walls were covered with paintings, and tables were loaded with sculptures 8. In the middle of the room a blue butterfly was swinging. It was made of buttons, beads, and bits of glass and zips. It was hanging on a single thread.it was chiming as they touched one another. It was a dancing row keys. The butterfly continued to turn. The keys kept chiming. Everyone admired and praised Ani’s for her creations. She knew that everyone was thinking about the creation that it is wonderful. Her father put his arm around her shoulders and squeezed 9 hard. Ani could smell the good clean smell of him. She squeezed back. (550 Words)

10 Designing Glossary 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 10 crusty-a French bread rubbish-waste material which can not be used e.g. household rubbish contest- a competition surprise- something happens suddenly sparkle-shining, bright treasure-very expensive objects like gold curious – very eager to know something sculpture- creation of figure on wood or stone squeeze- to hold tightly or press finger tightly to show love

11 Comprehension 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 11 True or False.Decides if the statements below are true (T) or false (F) write the sentence from the story that supports your answer. If the story doesn’t give the answer, write it doesn’t say. Ani wanted to go to school happily Her mother looked her from the garden Kids always praise her father

12 Comprehension 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 12 The mother touched Ani’s feet Her father wore kurta Ani has a small bag full of money There’s a science display at school The auditorium overflowed with water

13 Making Interferences 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 13 Circle all of the answers that you think are correct. Explain your answers. Ani doesn’t want to go to school. a. Ani wanted to participate in the competition. b. She has not proper dress. c. It was difficult for her to enter in that competition. There was solution to problems. Ani got money from her mother. She can participate without pen, pencil and colour. She needs only determination to participate.

14 Making Interferences 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 14 Circle all of the answers that you think are correct. Explain your answers. Ani’s collection was very nice. a) Her picture was very colourful. b) She made these items with households’ objects. c) She worked hard to collect these items and made it beautifully.

15 Answer the following questions with the help of this story. 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 15 Ani doesn’t want to go to school. Why? (para1) What did Ani’s mother gave in her lunch?( para1) What was the solution of problems ?( Para 6) Who did find the solution ?( Para 6) How did she prepared glue ? (Para 10)

16 Language Exercises 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 16 Write opposite meanings for these words.one has done for you e.g. problems-- solutions Angry, sad, brilliant, problems, silent, cover Write synonyms of these words Teacher can ask students to find out verb (different verbs) used in the story

17 Grammar Skill 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 17 Identify types of sentences i.e. tense, model, active- passive The keys kept chiming. Ani could smell the good clean smell of him. It was made of buttons, beads, and bits of glass and zips. You just have to find the key. I don’t want to go to school.

18 Going through text 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 18 There is five incomplete sentences from your text written below. You have to fill the exact word written in the text. a) She threw and -----the floor b) The kids laugh dad.c) Glue was a for Ani.d) A artist from is the judge.e) The auditorium was with and colour.

19 Writing task 1: Pair Wor k 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 19 Work in pair and ask your friend what did s/he did before coming to school, exchange your note book and your friend will report about you to the whole class.eg He woke up at 6’clock in the morning.

20 Writing task2: Group work 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 20 Develop a Paragraph:- Objective:- To develop critical thinking among students. Students will work in a group. They will discuss among their friend and develop a paragraph about “what he or she does if you were Ani”.

21 Speaking skill 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 21 Teacher asks students to sit in a group facing each other face. Students will discuss, “ Each one has a key to achieve success in his/her life. If a person is determined enough and has strong will power then no obstacles can stop him to hit the target.” What do they think? Is it true? Is it practical? Is it possible? What would be his approach if he faces such difficulties in life? After discussion, group leader will inform his group’s views to the class.

22 Conclusion 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 22 Purposeful reading of a text gives a meaning to life. Various activities can be designed according the level of learners, their cultural background, their gender and their learning styles. Various reading tools and techniques should be adopted to maximize learning in the classroom. It is universally true that no single technique/method can be sufficient. It depends on expertise of teacher.

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24 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 24 Rajeev Ranjan English Language Teacher B.ED(ENG)& PGDTE English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad . Id:-

25 References 1/13/2015 "Teaching is an art." Rajeev Ranjan 25 www. brandeis.edu www. 1st-art-gallery.com C. Nuttall(1982) Teaching Reading Skill in a Foreign Language, Heinemann E. Williams(1984)Reading in the Language Classroom, Macmillan F. Grellet(1981) Developing Reading Skill, CUP Graham Palmer(2006) Reading Extra, CUP


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