In these clubs, students will comprehend short reading texts in modified contexts. Additionally, they will refine basic speaking skills and listening skills through the use of a range of speaking strategies and listening comprehension strategies. Students will also develop writing skills that emphasize elements of simple paragraph development in different rhetorical styles.
To accomplish these goals, students will utilize a variety of critical thinking and metacognitive skills to interact with club content through note-taking techniques, small group or class discussions, and short, unscripted presentations using notes. They will also engage in pronunciation activities, and appropriately utilize new vocabulary learned in class in speaking and in writing. Second, students will practice critical thinking of basic concepts and note important concepts. Third, students will apply the process approach to writing paragraphs while integrating proper mechanics and formatting organized around a topic sentence with a controlling idea and a simple conclusion as well as improve fluency through weekly club goals.