Students participated in a project, called “My favourite hero”. They read books by famous writers, made summaries, and analyzed the characters and the plots for three months.
Name of the task: Describing a character
Time: 2-3 months
Resources needed: Computer/laptop/smartphone
Aim: to improve reading and writing skills, stimulate students’ imagination, and encourage them to love literature.
Description: students work individually or in pairs/groups to create a summary of a story they read. They also analyze their favorite characters’ personalities in the chosen story and illustrate them.
Procedure: First, students read the stories of famous writers, then they write a short description of the story and describe a chosen character. They can also draw pictures to illustrate the main characters of the story.
Notes: This task is very useful to encourage students to read. It also helps to improve grammar skills particularly the use of adjectives describing personality.
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