Students’ age range: 16-18
Topic: Reading Comprehension
Description: To start off with student was asked to discuss his general knowledge of running a private practice as a way of previewing the topic under discussion. Following this, student read the article and was asked to think about the context that caused changes in private dental practice, categorising the differences on the board. To further explore the changes the student was asked to use his highlighter to highlight the statements that demonstrated the impact of context – with open discussions explored as brought up by student. Following this the student was asked to think about 3 ways the article may have affected his personal challenges in running his own business. The student was then asked to summarise the article and give a short sentence to explain what the purpose of the article was. Lastly, the student was asked to evaluate the others argument thinking about his overall claim and how his points were supported – referring back to the whiteboard activity to help with this.