F o r m a t i v e A s s e s s m e n t – H o w I T a u g h t M y G r a n d m o t h e r T o R e a d
II PREREADING ACTIVITYIII POST READING ACTIVITY - LISTENINGObjectives
To encourage students to share their personal experience.To enable them to express themselves in grammatically correct language.To sensitise the students to family bonding / values.To sensitise the students to the needs of grandparents.
Task - Individual Work
Write a page in your diary about an emotional moment with your grandparents or anyelderly person you hold dear.OrWrite a letter to your grandparents telling them all that you want to say but have neversaid.
A discussion on the significance of living with grandparents can be initiated.After the discussion, the teacher instructs the students to write the letter.Some of the letters/diary entries could be read out.The letter/diary could form a part of the portfolio.
Criteria for Assessment
1 mark may be awarded for each of the followingRelevance to the themeUse of anecdotes and incidentsCoherence of ideasAppropriate languageOriginality and innovativeness
Students can also be encouraged to edit their own work.The edited versions showing the process of improvement could be displayed.Some of the language errors could be discussed in the class.
To enable the students to listen with comprehension and use the information to do thegiven exercise.