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Extensive Reading At ELS Portland
Transcript of Extensive Reading At ELS Portland
1. What (exactly) is...
2. What are the aims of our
extensive reading program?
Reading in detail with
specific learning aims and tasks...
Skimming for main ideas
Scanning for details
10% of reading grade
quiz / group work
20% of reading grade
Extensive reading is not on evaluation criteria, but expected.
Students read 1* graded
reader per session
Level 102 - 109
Levels 110 -112
Students can benefit
2 books = 2%
3 books = 3%
4 books = 4%
5 books = 5%
final reading grade
MAX = 5
Project Work = Quiz
You can do two projects instead of a quiz...
Plan student presentations flexibly .
Choosing the right level
Where? / When?
< 2 unknown words
out of 100 words of text
texts at a reasonably
Educational Aims of ER
A taste of (real
Vocabulary & Grammar in highly
3. How will we implement
and assess our program?
98% Rule of thumb
: 2 or 3 words per pg
Use the Penguin Reader
: Organize ---> Facilitate ---> (Present)
: Do (most of) reading + Project work
For MORE details go to:
The Binder +
Teacher's Hard Drive
create materials & share
on the teacher's hard drive
(see template & save in folder)
Part One http://player.vimeo.com/video/60225682
Part Two http://player.vimeo.com/video/60225769
What grammar structures would you expect to find in a level 2 book?