Activity The students in pair will create a problem-solution chart for the above text/poem with the following cues:
List the major problem faced by the character.
Think and discuss at least three solutions for the problem.
Study and think deeply about what is good and bad about each solution.
Write down your best solution and why you consider it the best.
Share your best solutions with the class
Compare your solution with other pairs and discuss which is the better one and why.
Solution: The best option/choice is ………because
Follow on Activity (relating to other skills)
Describe a problem you face/ faced in your life or you could also talk about the problem of someone you know. Using the above chart cues, prepare an outline of your problem and solution. After finishing the outline, narrate this learning experience in a paragraph.
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