Reading Comprehension
Theme: World of Animals
Topic: Sea creatures (English Year 3, pg 32)
Class: 3 Bakawali (Average to weak pupils)
Time: 60 minutes
Specifications:
3.1.1 Recognise and understand words by reading and
matching
3.6.1 Scan for specific information
3.6.6 State the collective nouns
3.8.1 Read and respond verbally to events
3.9.1 Read and give details about the people and
animals in the story
3.11.1
Pre Reading
Activity A
• Get pupils to guess the name of the
animals found in the picture
• Pupils are picked at random to answer.
Pre Reading
Activity A (3.1.1)
Identify the sea creatures below.
4.
a dolphin
1.
a whale
5.
a stingray
6.
2.
a turtle
a swordfish
7.
a boxfish
8.
an octopus
3.
a cockle
Pre Reading
Activity B (
• Guess the sea creature in the picture.
While Reading
Activity A (3.6.1)
Read the text. Tick the statements which are True (T) or False (F)
TRUE
1. Dolphins live in the pond.
2. Dolphins lay eggs.
3. They have long noses
4. Dolphins can make 30
different sounds
FALSE
While Reading
Activity A
• Students sit in groups of 3’s or 4’s.
• They are instructed to observe the picture
shown and discuss about the pollution and
what will happen to the sea creatures in
the near future.
• After the discussion a member of the
group reads out their answers loudly in
class.
While Reading
Activity B (3.9.1)
Based on the picture, the sea is polluted discuss what will
happened to the animals now.
1. The sea creatures will
disappear.
2.The animals will lose their
home/habitat.
3. Sea creatures will not be
able to get oxygen to
breathe.
Post Reading
Activity B
• In groups of 3s teacher asks students to
list the things one could do to help keep
the ocean clean.
• The students are given a worksheet to
write their ideas on.
• A student from the group is called to read
out their points.
Post Reading
Activity A ( 3.8.1)
List 3 things you could do to keep the ocean clean
1. _______________________________________________________
2. _________________________________________________________
3._________________________________________________________
Post Reading
Activity B
• Listen as teacher explains about scrape
book
• Collect pictures of other sea creatures and
paste them on A4 paper.
• Decorate creatively
• Show and talk about the animals.
Post Reading
Activity B (3.11.1)
Discuss in a group and create a (10 page) scrape book on
animals found in the sea.
• SEA CREATURES SCRAPEBOOK
SEACREATURES
3 BAKAWALI
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
SQUID
TURTLE
STARFISH
STINGRAY
JELLYFISH
6. OCTOPUS
7. GUPPY
8. CRAB
9. PRAWN
10.WHALE
Post Reading
Activity B (3.6.6)
State the correct collective noun
Collective noun
animal
A shoal of
tuna
A school of
whale
a pod of
dolphin
A cast of / A bushel of
crab