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Introduction to this week

In this overview of week, Sue Leather begins to focus on why and what activities can be done while learners are doing Extensive Reading.
Welcome to the 3rd week of our course.

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As we saw in the first course in this series ‘Getting started with Extensive Reading’, there are different ways to select what the students will read. You may have each student choose their own book individually, or you may decide to have a graded reader that the whole class reads together.

In the second course, Pre-reading Activities with Graded Readers, we looked at ways to help students engage with the text, before they started to read in detail, by using the title, blurb, and chapter headings to begin the critical thinking process.

Whether students read individual books, or the same book, it’s important to use while-reading activities. This third course will provide reasons for why this is important, and also provide you with some practical activities you can use with your students.

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