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READING SAM A learning product by Milton Jiménez. This activity is planned for students with A1 level. You will read about a boy’s routine. At the end of this SAM you will be able to : Get the main idea of the reading paragraphs.

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A learning product by Milton Jiménez

  • This activity is planned for students with A1 level. You will read about a boy’s routine.

  • At the end of this SAM you will be able to:

  • Get the main idea of the reading paragraphs.

  • Make a difference between true and wrong statements about the reading.

  • Answer with short answers some questions for comprehension about the reading.


    While you do the activity you need to open a word document and as soon as you finish you have to post your answers in your portfolio.

A. Write 5 actions that are part of your daily routine.

For example: I have breakfast.

  • 1. ________________________________________

  • 2. ________________________________________

  • 3. ________________________________________

  • 4. ________________________________________

  • 5. ________________________________________

B. Now read the following text and see if your actions are part of Peter’s daily routine.

Peter’s Daily Routine

Peter is an American boy. He lives in Los Angeles, California. He lives with his family in a modern house. He is eleven years old and he has got an older brother, David, and a younger sister, Emma.

He starts his day at about half past seven. He gets up, goes to the bathroom, takes a shower, brushes his teeth and get dressed. Then he has breakfast and at a quarter to eight he leaves home and catches the bus to school.

Classes begin at half past eight. He usually has lunch at the school canteen at half past twelve. After school, at a quarter past five, he goes home. There he does his school homework and when he finishes it he helps his Mum laying the table. At half past seven the family dines together.

Peter is a very helpful boy, so he helps his mother cleaning up everything after dinner.

He usually watches TV for a while after dinner and at about ten o’clock he brushes his teeth again, puts on his Spider Man pajamas and goes to bed. His parents always kiss him good night before he gets asleep. Alfred is a very happy boy!

How many of the actions you wrote before are in Peter’s routine?

C. Nowchoosethemain idea foreachparagraph of Peter’sdailyroutine.

  • Paragraph 1: A) Peter’sfamilydescription.

    B) Peter’sdailyroutine.

  • Paragraph 2: A) Peter starts a weekendB). Peter starts a normal day.

  • Paragraph 3: A) Peter’sroutine at school.

    B) Peter’sbestfriends

  • Paragraph 4: A) Peter has a goodnight.

    B) Theend of Peter’sday.

D. Write true or false for the following sentences:

E. Answer the following questions.

E. Itis time tocheckyouranswers.

Answer Key

  • C. 1: A

  • 2: B

  • 3: A

  • 4: B

  • D. 1. true

  • 2 false

  • 3. true

  • 4. true

  • 5. false

  • 6. false

  • 7. true

  • 8. true

  • E. 1. He lives in Los Angeles

  • 2. Emma

  • 3. he wakes up at about half past seven

  • 4. yes, he does.

  • 5. He leaves home at a quarter to eight

  • 6. he has lunch at the school canteen

  • 7. he returns home at a quarter past five

  • 8. he does homework at home

  • 9. Yes, he is.

    Tellyourteacher and classmatesthenumber of goodanswertoknowyour grade and commentthemistakes in theclassroom.


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