Today, we will listen to the author when she helps us pronounce the Indian words and names that occur in the book:
First of all, individually - think about the question below. After a few minutes you will discuss it with your neighbour and at last we will together in class talk about what you have come up to.
If you had to leave home and could only take one backpack full of stuff, what would you bring?
1.. Working with vocabulary: Take a look at the words below and then make a note if you know the word well, have heard or seen it before or have no clue about the meaning.
3. Use the model below and fill in 5 of the "no clue" words. Use your notebook and a pencil.
What does the passage mean to you?
What confuses you about the passage? Why is understanding this passage important to your response to the whole text?
Does this passage relate to your personal experiences? In what way?
How do you think the author feels about the ideas, events or characters he/she is presenting?
Do the characters remind you of anyone else- in fiction, history or your own life?
What do you get to know about the character (s) through this passage?
Describe the main character/s. While reading, do you get any information on what they look like or what kind of persons they seem to be?
Ask the main-character a question. Then answer the question as if you are the character.
Is there anything in chapters you have read that you don't like at all? Explain why.
What do you think will happen in the next 5 chapters?