#Headline School Season#

Reading & Writing:

This article is relatively long, when reading this lesson, you should sort out the context, divide the levels, figure out what the text says, and then find out the key sentences of the environmental description and the psychological description of the characters, and the language description, and feel the noble qualities of Sanna and the fisherman’s kindness and simplicity. Understand why the text is titled “Poor”.

Environmental description: environmental description, including the description of the social environment and the natural environment, a good environmental description can render a certain atmosphere, set off the characteristics of the character. For example, in this lesson, the sentence “the cold wind outside the house howls, the surging waves lap against the coast, splashing a burst of waves” captures the harsh weather and the characteristics of the turbulent waves, and brings out the hard work and poverty of fishermen from the side. There is also a description of the fisherman’s house and the furnishings in the text, reflecting Sanna’s hardworking and capable characteristics.

Lesson Level:

Part 1 (1-2): On a stormy night, Sanna anxiously awaits the return of her husband, who has gone out to fish.

Part II (3-11): Sanna goes to visit her neighbor Simon, discovers that Simon has died, and takes his two children home.

Part III (12-27): When the fisherman returns home and learns that Simon is dead, he offers to adopt the orphan, and the couple coincide.

Explanation of words:

Turbulent: Describes the great power of the water, and the waves collide with each other and make a loud noise. Turbulent, water violently surging upwards or tumbling forward. Surging describes waves crashing against each other.

Heartbeat: Describes worrying about the impending calamity, being very afraid and uneasy.

Talking to yourself: Talk to yourself and whisper alone.

Anxiety: Extremely restless.

Self-inflicted: You do something wrong and you suffer bad consequences.