My Pencil Brings Me Luck in the Exam!

Name of the Activity: My pencil brings me luck in the exam!

Skill Focus: Integrated (Reading, Speaking, Writing, and Listening)

Sub-Skill Focus: Expressing one’s own point of view

Level: High school/university students

Estimated Time: 1 hour

Group Size: 30 and over

Learning Objectives: To develop awareness of cultural superstition and conducting independent research

Materials: A4 sheets for sharing the story, a projector and speakers for presentations


  1. Write the following sentence on the board ‘Good luck or bad luck leads you to success or failure in an exam”, have students read this and think about it for a while (one or two minutes).
  2. Ask your students to read the story and answer or discuss the following questions:

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