Contents 1.Reading skills needed 2.Before you read Vocabulary Introduction & guiding activity 3.While you read 4.After you read 2
Reading skills needed Skimming: read something quickly to find the main facts or ideas Scanning: read something quickly to find specific facts or ideas Guessing words-in-context 3
Vocabulary: Chore Washing dishes Washing clothes Cleaning the bathroom Ironing Cooking 4 Chore (noun) = housework Chore: a small job that you have to do regularly, especially work that you do to keep a house clean
Vocabulary: Household Household = domestic Household (adjective): relating to looking after a house and the people in it E.g. –household goods/products/items –washing powder and other household products –household chores 5
Introduction & Guiding Activity 7 TRUEFALSE 1 Parents are concerned that children are not doing much housework. 2 Teenagers prefer doing homework to doing household chores. 3 Children’s contribution to the household chores is essential. 4 Parents always appreciate their children doing housework. 5 Children can learn necessary skills from the chores they do. Task 1
Introduction & Guiding Activity Now you are going to reading an article on household chores. Read the text quickly and check if you made a good guess. 8
Introduction & Guiding Activity 9 TRUEFALSE NOT GIVEN 1 Parents are concerned that children are not doing much housework. 2 Teenagers prefer doing homework to doing household chores. 3 Children’s contribution to the household chores is essential. 4 Parents always appreciate their children doing housework. 5 Children can learn necessary skills from the chores they do.
Answer the questions 1.What problems do parents usually have with their children over household chores? Parents cannot get their children to do housework. 10
Answer the questions 2.What did Virginia complain about her daughter over domestic chores? Virginia complained that her daughter blew off responsibility (though her work was twice as less as Virginia’s in the past.) 11
Answer the questions 3.What did Sampson Lee Blair’s research find out about the contribution of American children to their family? He found it essential and contribute 12% of all household labor. 12
Guess words-in-context AB 1.1. Conflicta.Divide 2.2. Glare b.b. Puzzled 3.3. Dismayedc.Quarrel 4.4. Bewildered d.d. Upset 5.5. Nage.Stare angrily 6.6. Divvy upf. Annoy someone by constant scolding 13 1 C 2 E 3 D 4 B 5 F 6 A
Debate The class will be divided into 2 groups - one group argue for children’s contribution to household chores while the other is against it. Each group have 5 minutes to think and discuss the issue in side their group. Members in each group take turn to prove the point to the other group. The group who persuade the other will win the debate. 14
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