To work or not
This task is about making inferences from text
Read the four letters to the Editor and answer the questions that follow
Who thinks that an after-school job is a bad idea? Draw a circle around one or more of the names below.
Kirsten Jabez Hue Nick
Which student is finding working after school hard? __Kirsten
Why? Everyday after school she as to go straight to her job at the supermarket.
Which student discusses other students' opinions? NIck
Imagine you have to give a talk to your class about the four letters to the editor. Circle the letter of the best title for your class talk.
(A) Why after-school jobs are important.
(B) What students think about after-school jobs.
(C) What we can learn from after-school jobs.
(D) How after-school work helps parents cope financially.
Draw lines to connect each student with the main idea of their letter
1 After-school work is useful and enjoyable.
2 Students must have time to do a range of things.
3 After-school work is demanding and tiring.
4 Concerns about after-school work are not serious.