We can make literature accessible to novice and intermediate language learners by broadening the types of pre-reading activities that we do.
- Activate Prior Knowledge
- Set the Scene of the Target Culture
- Engage Students Emotionally in the Characters and Story
- Provide Context for the Reading
- Lay down Beginning, Middle and End for students
- Make Connections to among Meaning, Structures and Lexical Items
- Help student acquire new lexical items