Age group: secondary school students
Who am I?
Give a card to some students with the name of a character (Moominpappa, Moominmamma etc.)
Ask them to describe the character whose name they have picked without naming it. (5 mins)
Comprehension check prepared by the Turkish team (6 mins)
Set the task for students: Imagine you are Moomintroll and you are writing a letter to Tulippa describing your new home in 50-100 words. (15 mins)
Make groups of 4. Ask students to read each other’s letter. They have to read out the best one.
Every student collects a post-it note and will write 3 new words on it which they learnt from the text. Next they stand up and walk around the classroom and collect more new words in 3 minutes. (3 mins)
Setting the homework
Prepare a picture puzzle about a character of the story. The best puzzles will be exhibited in the classroom. (A/4 size, 15 pieces) (3 mins)
Students line up before leaving the classroom. The teacher checks if they understand the words they wrote on their post-it note by asking the meaning of one from each student (3 minutes).