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Base Reading 1: The Terrific Weekend

Just in case you need a base story/reading for tomorrow:

__________ was going to have a terrific weekend.   __________ was ready for a terrific weekend.  Everything was ready.   The weekend was going to begin  at 3:00 pm on Friday.   Then, at 2:55 pm on Friday , everything changed.

Ideas:

* Read the paragraph with students and add details and/or additional information together as a class.

* Read the paragraph with students and have students add details and/or additional information in pairs or small groups.

*Use the focus structures ( was going, was ready, everything changed) for Personalized questions and conversation with students

* Use the paragraph to lead into a reading/articles like these:

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/03/16/fort-worth-couple-home-after-quake-strikes-during-japan-vacation/

http://www.teinteresa.es/salud/vacaciones-probabilidades-padecer-problemas-dentales_0_747526899.html

* Use the paragraph to lead into story about a picture like this:

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