Chapter 5 Bumps and Personalities

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Chapter 5

Bumps and Personalities

Reading

Warm up

• Look at the picture on p. 51.

• • 1.

2.

3.

How can the practice help people?

Boost the

immune system

Decrease

anxiety

and

depression

Reduce

asthma

and

allergy problems

Pre-reading Activity

p. 52

Discuss these questions.

1. What do the

eyes

of the person in the picture tell you?

2. How does the

shape of a person’s face

tell you about the person?

3. Do people have

different

shaped heads? What does a person’s

head shape

tell you about the person?

Predicting

p. 52 1. Which parts of the head and face do you associate with each of the following characteristics ?

1. _____ nose 2. _____ lips a. curiosity b. self-confidence 3. _____ eyes c. decisiveness 4. _____ shape of face d. creativity 5. _____ eyebrows e. pride

2. Read through the passage from p. 53 to p. 54 to find out the answer. (

2 minutes

) 3. Compare your answers with your partners.

4. Check your answers.

a. curiosity b. self-confidence c. decisiveness d. creativity e. pride

Reading Activity

pp. 53-54

• Work as a

group

.

• Task 1: Read p. 53, paragraphs 2-3 • Task 2: Read p. 53, last paragraph ~ p. 54, 1st paragraph • Prepare to

answer questions

.

the teacher’s

Task 1:

a.

Draw

a person’s face (

front or side view

). b. c.

Add

some parts, such as a pointed nose, to the face.

Explain

what kind of

personality

a person with the physical feature, such as pointed nose, may have. (Refer to p. 53)

Task 2:

a.

Draw

a human head (

side view

) with 40 bumps.

b. c.

Color

the bumps mentioned in the reading text (pp.53-54).

Explain

the relationship between the bumps and a person’s talents or character.

Compare your picture with the one on page59.

Vocabulary

p. 54

Meaning

1. What are the meanings of the underlined words?

Circle

the letter of each correct answer.

2. Compare your answers

with your partners.

1.

a

2.

a 3.

b

4.

b

5.

c Answer

7.

a

8.

d

9.

b

Vocabulary

pp. 55-56

• Word Building

Complete the sentences

with the correct form of the word

in capital letters.

1. DECIDE

a.

v.

A person who can choose quickly and doesn’t b. Arched eyebrows are said to indicate someone who

2. COURAGE n.

a. A person who is brave is also _________.

b. A bum behind your ear is said to be a sign of _________.

3. SCIENCE n.

a. Many _________ thought Dr. Gall’s research was ridiculous.

b. It was difficult to find _________ proof for Dr. Gall’s theories.

Comprehension

pp. 56-58 •

Looking for the Main Ideas

1. Physiognomists believe that ________.

c. physical features reveal personality

2. Phrenologists ________.

3.

d. study bumps on the head to determine character traits

Dr. Gall’s ideas ________.

a. were at first not accepted by other doctors

Looking for Details

F

2. The ancient Greeks compared the human face to those of animals.

T

head.

F

5. Physiognomists study the shape of the head, face, and body.

people are self-confident.

physiognomy.

8.

people.

F

Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions

1. Why did the Greeks compare humans to animals?

They wanted to understand human behavior better.

2. Why did Dr. Gall want to study phrenology?

He was looking for a scientific way of explaining personality.

3.

Why did other doctors ridicule Dr. Gall’s research?

They didn’t believe his theory.

4. Why did Dr. Gall die a poor and bitter man ?

Other doctors ridiculed him and he couldn’t get a good job.

5. What might a physiognomist say about someone with a long nose, thin eyebrows, and almond-shaped eyes?

A pysiognomist might say that the person is not practical and does not think clearly , because those physical characteristics indicate curiosity , indecisiveness , and an artistic nature .

Writing

Model Essay

pp. 61-62 • Read the essay written by a student.

Underline

the

thesis statement topic sentence

and the in each of the body paragraph.

Discuss how

conclusion.

the student write the • Compare your answers.

Answer

Thesis statement:

I was born under the sign Virgo and I believe I have some of the characteristics of people born under this sign.

Topic sentence:

1st body paragraph

One example of a good trait of a Virgo that I have is patience

2nd body paragraph

Another example of a trait that I have, which is typical of a Virgo, is ambition.

3rd body paragraph

Finally, like anyone, Virgos have some bad traits, too.

Conclusion:

(1) Summary of the main points My

patience

and

ambition

gave me the confidence….

(2) A final comment Because I…, I think

I will someday be very successful

….

Organizing

pp. 63-64 •

In an

example essay

….

1. Each paragraph gives an example to support the

thesis statement

.

Student Essay (pp.61-62): thesis statement

I was born under the sign Virgo and I believe I have

some of the characteristics

of people born under this sign.

Find more transitions from your textbook!

2. To give examples,

transitions

are used

at the beginning of each of the body paragraphs

.

1st body paragraph

One example of

patience

2nd body paragraph

Another example of

typical of a Virgo,] is ambition.

3rd body paragraph

Finally

, like anyone, Virgos have some bad traits, too.

• If your last example is the most important:

The most important example The most significant / interesting example

of

noun phrase

is

3.1 In the body paragraphs, you may use other

specific examples sentence

.

to support your

topic

1st body paragraph

One example of a good trait of a Virgo that I have is patience

. …I have also found that patience helps me in a lot of things.

For example

, ….

3.2 Use the following

words and phrases

to introduce

examples in the body paragraphs

: For example , it helps me to study when the lesson For instance , I like everything to be neat and tidy.

I am very patient with people, too. For example, I am patient with children and senior.

I am very patient with people, too

, e.g.,

children and senior.

Exercise 1

Possible answers

1. for example 2. For instance 3. for example

Writing Assignment

pp. 65-66 • 1.

2.

3.

4.

Choose one topic.

Describe some of your good and / or bad traits. Give specific examples of these traits.

Describe yourself according to the characteristics of your

astrological sign

.

Describe a person you know or would like to know, using examples of two or three character traits.

Describe the character of a famous person, using examples of his or her dominant character traits.

Procedures

1. Pre-writing Brainstorming techniques (p. 208) 2. Outlining

a.

Step 1: Write your thesis statement Step 2: Pick the best examples of strong character traits (from the brainstorming activity) Step 3: Begin each paragraph with a transition

(p. 63)

showing example.

b. Essay outline

(p. 22) 3. Write a rough draft

4.

Revise your rough draft

Your partner (peer editor) will use the

checklist

to help you revise your draft!

5. Edit your essay

Your partner (peer editor) will help you correct your

spelling

,

punctuation

,

vocabulary

, and

grammar

(use

editing symbols on p. 207

).

6.

Type your final draft and turn it in on July 23 / July 27

HW Assignments

Class 1: July 16, Mon.

• Review pp. 53-54: Check any new words • Preview pp. 63-64:

Quiz

on

July 18

.

• Self-study 3: Chapter 14

Class 2: July 18, Wed.

• Review pp. 53-54: Check any new words • Preview pp. 63-64:

Quiz

on

July 23

.

• Self-study 3: Chapter 14

Class 1: July 18, Wed.

1. Self-study 3: Chapter 14

2. Vocabulary quiz

(dictation & multiple choice) :

July 23

Chapter 5 & Self-study 3 3. Preview Chapter 11, pp. 137-138

4. Writing assignment

: Outline due on

July 23

Class 2: July 23, Mon.

1. Self-study 3: Chapter 14

2. Vocabulary quiz

(dictation & multiple choice) :

July 25

Chapter 5 & Self-study 3 3. Preview Chapter 11, pp. 137-138

4. Writing assignment

: Outline due on

July 25