COURSE DESIGN An Extensive Reading Program by Using a Portfolio

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					           COURSE DESIGN

       An Extensive Reading Program
by Using a Portfolio Assessment & Online Resources
     for EFL Secondary School Students


                        Sahngyoon David Seo
             Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is

  to introduce an extensive reading program by using
  portfolio assessment methods and online resources:
  multimedia books and a CMC tool (Blogs),

  to present how to implement an ER course for EFL
  secondary school students at the low intermediate
  level.
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A Description of ER Course
Target Group & Students' Needs
Goal and Objectives
Class Time
Materials
Portfolio Contents
Weekly plan
Common Procedure
Teachers Roles
Students Roles
Course requirements and assessment
Course Evaluation
Adaptability
Needs Analysis
Level: Low intermediate (middle school students)
Students’ Needs (They need)
•   To improve their reading speed through the sufficient training of the reading
    skills and strategies.
•   To practice the three models of reading: bottom-up, top-down and interactive.
•   To guess the meaning of unknown words from the content.
•   To find main idea and main events without teacher’s guide.
•   To do sufficient training in several reading strategies: scanning, skimming,
    prediction by using prior knowledge and think-aloud
•   To summarize the story, so the learners will practice the story report in every
    class.
•   To develop vocabulary by using inductive and deductive approach
Goal and Objectives
•   To experience semi-extensive reading through the Aesop’s Fables
•   To encourage to become independent readers through the Self-
    assessment resources
•   To motivate the students’ own learning goal setting and monitoring their
    progress (Meta-cognition)
•   To build learners’ reading comprehension skill by using reading
    strategies
•   [ER & Writing] To develop the summarizing skill by using story report &
    to motivate online communication actively
•   [ER & Vocabulary] To improve the vocabulary and idioms by using
    vocabulary worksheet and vocabulary bank and to use on their blogs
•   [ER & Oral skill] To provide the exercising oral skill by using story
    retelling
Class Time & Materials
   Class Time
   •   7 Weeks (52.5 hours) ER course:
   •   Monday ~ Friday / 5:40 ~ 7:10 p.m.(1.5 hours)


   Materials
   •   Aesop’s Fables, E-books (various genres), English Newspaper,
   •   Online reading resources for contend-based learning
   An Extensive Reading Class

 Pre-reading
 During-reading
 After-reading
 Self-assessment
 Blogs
             Pre-reading Stage
 Aims:
Increasing learners’ ownership and motivation, Setting
   reading goals

Activity 1 (10 min.)
 Choose your own interesting stories
(Click Aesop’s Fables or E-books)
 Predict & imagine through the title
 Select your own reading goals
(Click Holistic reading scoring rubric, Story report)
          During-reading Stage
 Aims:
Developing & monitoring students’ cognitive reading
  skill

Activity 2 (40 min.)
 Read stories or book (with teacher’s monitoring &
  guiding)
 Sustain silent reading by using reading strategies ,
  strategies self-assessment
 Recode vocabulary bank
            After-reading Stage
 Aims:
 Integrating skills: ER & Vocabulary, ER & Writing, ER &
  Oral skill
 Self and Peer assessing
 Identify own strong & weak points for language skills

 Activity 3 (30 min.)
 Recode Story report sheet
 Story retelling
 Write Daily vocabulary worksheet & vocabulary testing
 Reader story evaluation
           Self-Assessment Stage
 Aims:
Developing learners’ metacognition and learning strategies

 Activity 4 (10min.) Language Skills Checklists
Choose your current level (Language Skills Checklists 1 ~4)
  and evaluate for yourself.

Optional Contents (Choose 1)
1. Self-Assessment: reading strategies or activities
2. Peer-assessment index card or Setting Improvement Goals
                    Blogs Stage
Checklist
 Story report                     Post these word files on
 Vocabulary bank                  Your Blog &
 Daily vocabulary worksheet Course Blog
 Reader story evaluation
 Language Skills Checklists
Optional Contents (Choose 1)
1. Self-Assessment: reading strategies or activities
2. Peer-assessment index card or Setting
   Improvement Goals
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