Mar 9, 2014

"The Missing Piece Meets the Big O": An EFL Lesson Using Shell Selverstein's Story


Shel Silverstein's story of a missing piece searching for its perfect match to help him "roll" is a highly moving and educating one. For those of you who haven't read it it is a lesson on relying on ourselves and understanding that nothing can really fulfill us if we are not able to feel complete from within. 
Here is a reading comprehension lesson where the students watch the story on Youtube and get to fill in an open cloze summary ending with a discussion on "missing pieces".

Target group: Teenagers

Level: B1+

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