Today, each one of you is going to listen to a story as many times as you need for comprenhension. Take notes while listening because you will have to retell your story to the rest of your classmates as detailed as possible using your own words.
Choose one of the following stories:
1.- The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne:
2.- Doctor Heidegger's Experiment by N. Hawthorne:
3.- A Municipal Report by O'Henry:
4.- The Exact Science of Matrimony by O' Henry:
5.- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by W. Irving:
6.- The Devil and Tom Walker by W. Irving:
7.- Luck by Mark Twain:
8.- The Californian's Tale by Mark Twain:
9.- The Lady in Black by Eleanor Porter:
When we finish the activity you will read one extract of your story aloud (the first 15 lines, for example) in the VoiceThread below:
I hope you liked the activity. I think most of you really got to tell your story quite accurately and indeed you were speaking for a while, so I'm very satisfied with the outcome of this activity. I would like to know about your impressions. Please write a comment with them.
Now that we have finished with the first part of the activity, you can read the script of your story and read the first 15 lines aloud into the VoiceThread above in PERFECT ENGLISH!!!
Deadline: Monday Nov 8th
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