Skim the title, headings, photos, timeline, and captions of this profile about Charmaine Hooper. Make 3 predictions about the selection.
Read the selection. How close were your predictions?
Where is the idiom in this selection? Figure out what it means by looking at its context. (Hint: pg. 18)
What is the purpose of this profile?
Who is the audience for this profile?
Complete the Multiple Choice Questions on page 20.
Read each question or statement carefully.
Cross out those answers that you immediately identify as wrong.
Check that you chosen answer is correct by skimming the selection for key words used in the question.
Reread each multiple-choice question with your chosen answer to make sure that it makes sense.
Be careful when answering questions that use a negative ( not or no ). Reread the question and answers to make sure you know what the question is asking.
Answer the following questions. Submit your responses at the end of class.
1. What qualities do you think helped Charmaine to succeed in her dream of playing soccer for a living? What qualities do you think are essential for you to succeed in your chosen career?
2. How does Charmaine’s success help women’s sports?
3. Why do you think women find it more difficult than men to participate in sports at the national or professional level?
PORTFOLIO: Look back at the predictions you made before reading the selection. Were your predictions correct? How did making predictions help you to understand the article? Record your responses in you learning journal. (After your sticky tab )