Lesson ECP-2

Welcome! Please consider how your attitude affects your and other students experience of the lesson.

Be respectful, come prepared with relevant material and show interest in order to have the best possible educational experience.

Learning outcomes

During the course of this lesson, you will:

  • listen to a lecture on The Color Purple

  • read The Color Purple

  • discuss the events and characters

Lesson outline

Repetition of the previous lesson.

Part 1. Introduction lecture: The Color Purple

Part 2. Read The Color Purple, pages 1-37

Part 3. Group discussion

Exit ticket & homework

Introduction lecture: The Color Purple

Please pay attention to the librarians' lecture.

Part 2

Match the vocabulary with the Swedish translation

Time for the activity: ~5-10 minutes

Instruction: Match the English vocabulary with the Swedish translations.

For example:

  • Cuss

  • Big

  • Mammy

  • Impish

  • Trifling

  • Pomade

  • Chifferobe

  • Ruddy

  • Fractious

  • Rouge

  • Rouge (smink)

  • Obetydlig

  • Rödblommig

  • Busig

  • Irriterad

  • Mamma

  • Garderob (typ av)

  • Stor (här, gravid)

  • Pomada (typ. vax)

  • Svära

As a group,

we read The Color Purple

pages 1-37.

Part 3

Group discussion

Time for the activity: 15 minutes

Once done reading, we will:

Discuss what you have read together with your classmates by assuming either the role of summariser, questioner, clarifier or predictor.

  • Summariser: What happened? What were the most important events and characters?

  • Questioner: What was unclear while reading this part of the book? What do you wonder about?

  • Clarifier: Try to answer the Questioner. E.g., events or words that you do not understand or know.

  • Predictor: What do you think will happen next? How did you come to that conclusion?

You are encouraged to be active to make the text more comprehensible.

You will have have a template to use where you fill out the boxes as you discuss. This helps in practicing your writing skills.

Exit ticket

"Today, I learned .."


Please read pages 38-78 in The Color Purple.