Here to return to the previous page
Sino-Canadian International College, Guangxi University, Online English Lesson Plans, Lesson Material and Ideas
for Reading Lessons...
Reading: Midterm Exam
Lesson Objectives: Preparation for the mid-term
Exam Information: Time allowed = 2 Hours
Guidelines: You will be given a question paper
and a copy of an article. Read the article applying a suitable reading style
(preview, skim or cluster). When you have read the article answer all of the
questions. Write your answers clearly on the question paper.
There are 4 Sections:
The Main Idea
The Main Idea:
“Using the space provided, write the main idea of the article. Write using
your own words, do not copy from the article or you will lose marks.”
“Below are 25 words selected from the article. For each question select
“a” or “b” to show which best describes the word. Clearly underline
one answer for each question.”
Example: Big a)
Large b) Small
Paraphrasing / Summarizing:
“Paraphrase or Summarize the article in the space provided below, do not
use extra paper. Use your own words. If you copy sections of the article you
will lose marks.”
Viewpoints & Opinions:
“Using the space provided below, answer each question using your own
opinion, do not copy sections of the article or you will lose marks.”
1. In your opinion, is the article well written? give your reasons.
2. Is the article fact or opinion? give your reasons.
3. Do the pictures and headings suit the article? give your reasons.