Read the quote. Write what you think it means. This package comes with an introduction and ten stand alone worksheets that are great for any teacher who want their students to practice reading and understanding complex ideas. These are great standalone worksheets for substitutes.
Hopefully they inspire students to think and come up with new and novel ideas. There are ten quotes that are included. They range in difficulty levels, so that you may adapt it to what you think your students can comprehend.
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Jack Ma is the founder of Alibaba.com, the largest online retailer. He is known for beating adversity and understanding the importance of work-life balance.
Examples of Quotes -
“Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.”
“If you are spending your whole life working, you will certainly regret it. No matter how successful you are in your career, you must always remember that we are here to live.”
This activity is great for individual comprehension or group work. To guide your students, instruct them to:
1. Read the quote
2. Try to understand what the person is trying to say
3. Write down what you think the meaning is or why it's important
*Extended method for further learning*
-Consider having students do it in groups. They may discuss among themselves before they write their paragraphs and their own thoughts down.
-After everyone has written and completed their worksheet, have volunteers share the quote they were given and explain how they interpreted it.
Enjoy! - Alvin
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