read chapter 1 and read through the vocabulary on last page and write down the German equivalent
Listening and close reading
listening to chapter 1 on CD (focus on pronunciation of unfamiliar words)
filling in gaps exercise
possible themes for discussion:
men working in other countries – possible reasons?
father figures and relationships to children (daughters in particular)
how would you solve the case?
What does it need to be happy (according to the book)?
Questionnaire ‘Botswana’ and reading chapter 2
Biography / CV
Homework(questionnaire) control with pictures (PPP)
Summary with wrong information – find out what’s wrong (exercise from Internet source (publishers site – Penguin))
Why does Mma Ramotswe marry Note Makoti, do you think? And why does Note Makoti leave her? Try to find three reasons for each. (source Internet)
Pupils should write either a CV or a short biography of Precious Ramotswe. (Information sheet and explanation in class)
Finish CV/ and short biography and read chapter 3
Starting on serious theme of superstitions and witchcraft
Exercise: Why are these things important in the story (source Internet)
Reading together chapter 4
What is the problem with being a detective?
Why does Mma Ramotswe need a secretary?
You know what happens?
Deep rooted fears
Do you have any superstitions (or rituals)? Your parents? Grandparents? Do you know people who have superstitions (celebrities)?