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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Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon.com, the largest online shopping retailer. He is known for a customer-first attitude and being known as a risk taker.
Examples of Quotes -
“The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’”
“I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.”
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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