Literature Project | While-Reading – II.1 Introduction

Lead-In Teacher shows the cover of the book and – by using the Think-Pair-Share technique – asks students: Describe what you see. Speculate: what is the novel about? Transition „Let’s see if your assumptions and ideas were right.“   Practice [Note: students use the eBook version, either via iBooks or via Kindle] Read the introduction by the author:…

Literature Project | Pre-Reading Activities – 2 Music of the American South

I.2 Music of the American South Lead-In Alternative 1: Teacher shows pictures of Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley and asks students what they remember about them and what is special about their music. Alternative 2: #MoveYourClassroom Teacher plays a modern, but typical RnB song, e.g. by Rihanna. Students can move and dance if they like…