There are several ways of encouraging learners to think about what they are going to read. You could:
- put the heading of the text on the board and ask learners to predict the content
- brainstorm words they associate with the topic
- think of things they would like to know about the topic
- put a selection of headings on the board and ask them to match them to topics, pictures or first paragraphs.
Use this text for above mentioned purposes.