Chapter 1 Color Me Pink

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Chapter 1 Color Me Pink
Reading
Warm Up
• Stand up.
• Find people who are wearing the same
color as you. Form a group with them.
• Find a place to sit.
• Discuss how the color you are wearing
today make you feel.
• Show your opinion with the whole class.
Pre-reading Activity
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p. 2
Discuss these questions.
1. Imagine yourself as the person in the picture.
How would you feel if the room were all blue?
2. How would you feel if the room were all red?
3. How would you feel if the room were all black?
4. What color would you like this room be? Why?
Predicting
p. 2
1. Match each color with a feeling.
1. _____ blue
a. energy
2. _____ red
b. kindness
3. _____ green
c. wealth
4. _____ yellow
d. courage
5. _____ brown
e. sadness
6. _____ pink
f. peace
2. Read through the passage on pages 3
and 4 to find out the answer. (3 minutes)
3. Compare your answers with your partners.
Answer
4. Check your answers.
1. _____
e blue
a. energy
2. _____
a red
b. kindness
3. _____
green
f
c. wealth
4. _____
d yellow
d. courage
5. _____
c brown
e. sadness
6. _____
b pink
f. peace
Reading Activity
pp. 3-4
• Work as a group.
• Each group works on one paragraph.
• Use your dictionary to check new words.
• Discuss the main idea of the paragraph.
• Prepare to answer the teacher’s questions.
Group 1
(p. 3, pa. 1)
Group 2
(p. 3, pa. 2)
Group 3
(p. 3, pa. 3)
Group 4
(p. 3, pa. 3)
Explain this sentence, “We are all
sensitive to color.”
Q: What do the colors say about us?
Give examples to the statement, “Our
clothes send messages to others about
our mood, personality and desires.”
Group 5
(p. 3, pa. 4)
Group 6
(p. 3, pa. 5)
Group 7
(p. 3, pa. 5)
Give examples to the statement, “Colors
have always been used to describe not
only our feelings but also our physical
health and attitudes.”
Give examples to the statement, “Color is
used symbolically in all cultures, and it
plays an important role in ceremonies
and festivities.”
Group 8
(p. 4, pa. 2)
Group 9
(p. 3, pa. 3)
Group 10
(p. 4, pa. 3)
Q: What effects do colors have on people?
Q: Describe how people can use colors to
heal themselves.
Q: Give examples of colors that can be
used to heal people.
Group 11
(p. 4, pa. 4)
Group 12
(p. 4, pa. 5)
Q: What is the Luscher color test?
Q: What can colors do for us?
Vocabulary
•
p. 5
Meaning
1. Complete each definition with one of the
words in the list. Use your dictionary to look
up new words.
2. Check your answers with your partners.
Answer
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
ailments
soothe
stimulating
subconsciously
coincidence
attitude
contentment
Pace
Vocabulary
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pp. 5-6
Word Building
Complete the sentences with the correct
form of the word in capital letters.
e.g.
n.
1. SYMBOL
symbolizes
v.
a. The color red _________
anger.
symbolically
b. Colors are used _________
to express feelings.
adv.
2.
n.
EMOTION
emotionally
adv.
a. People react _________
to different colors.
b. You can express your _________
by wearing
emotions
n.
different colors.
3.
n.
PSYCHOLOGY
a. Some _________
use color to treat patients.
psychologists
n.
b. Colors can help people with psychological
_________
problems.
adj.
Comprehension
•
pp. 6-8
Looking for the Main Ideas
1. Learning about color can help us to ________.
c. understand ourselves and others
2. Colors ________.
c. say something about our personality
3. Some experts believe that ________.
a. colors can be used to heal
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Looking for Details
1.
What do colorgenics experts say about a person
who likes to wear pink?
A person who likes to wear pink is warm and
understanding.
What does white symbolize in many cultures?
White symbolizes purity in many cultures.
What is yellow a symbol of in Peru?
Yellow is a symbol of luck in Peru.
2.
3.
4. According to colorgenics experts, how does
blue make us feel?
Red makes us feel stimulated and excited.
5. According to colorgenics experts, how does
blue make us feel?
Blue makes us feel calm.
6.
According to some experts, green is a color for
healing. What part of the body do they think it is
good for?
Green is good for heart conditions.
7.
What is the name of the test some psychologists
use to help them treat their patients?
The Luscher color test is used to help
psychologists’ patients.
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Making Inferences & Drawing
Conclusions
1. Why might it be good for a decorator to study
colorgenics?
A decorator could choose colors that would help
people feel calm and happy in their homes.
2. Why is color an important part of ceremonies
and festivities?
Colors have strong symbolic meanings.
3. How might the Luscher color test help a
psychologist treat a patient?
The psychologist could find out about patients’
personalities, based on the colors they like and
dislike.
4. How might learning about color be useful in
our lives?
We could learn to use color to make ourselves and
others happier.
5. What colors would you use in (a) a child’s
bedroom and (b) a classroom?
Discussion
•
Group work: discuss these questions
with your partners.
1. What colors are you wearing today? Do you
think they are a reflection of your feelings?
2. Look at the colors your classmates are
wearing. Do you think the colors they are
wearing match their personalities?
3. Do some colors make you feel better than
others?
4. What do you like or dislike about the way
colors are used in your environment?
5. What colors are symbolic in your culture?
Writing
Organizing
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pp. 9-12
A paragraph consists of three parts:
1. A topic sentence
2. Supporting sentences
3. A concluding sentence
1. The topic sentence
a. It is the most important sentence in the
paragraph.
b. It is the main idea of the paragraph.
c. It controls and limits the ideas that can be
discussed in a paragraph.
d. Topic sentence = topic + controlling idea(s)
Topic:
the subject of the paragraph
Controlling idea(s):
limits or controls your topic to one aspect (or two
aspects) that you want to write about.
Examples
1. The color yellow is the color of mental activity.
Topic
Controlling idea
2. Brown is the color of material security.
Exercise 1
1. The colors we wear change our emotions.
2. People who wear orange like to
communicate with others.
3. People who wear red clothes want to
have fun.
4. Shoes give us lots of information about
the person wearing them.
5. Patterns on clothing give us clues to the
mood of the wearer.
6. People who wear yellow are often creative.
7. Turquoise is good for people who have
decisions to make.
8. People who wear green often like the
outdoors.
2. Supporting sentences
a. They develop the topic sentence.
b. The give the reader reasons, examples, and
more facts about the topic sentence. They
must all be related to the topic sentence.
Exercise 2
1.
2.
3.
4.
c
a
a
c
3. The concluding sentence
a. The last sentence of the paragraph.
b. It is similar to the topic sentence as they are
both general sentences.
c. Two ways to write a concluding sentence:
(1) State the topic sentence in different words.
(2) Summarize the main points in the paragraph.
Exercise 3
1. Topic sentence
A person’s favorite color reveals something
about his or her personality.
2. Topic sentence
Colors can have positive effects on health.
3. Topic sentence
A color wheel can help you identify your
favorite colors and their healing aspects.
HW Assignments
Class 1: July 2, Mon.
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Review pp. 3-4: Check any new words
Preview pp. 9-11: Quiz on July 4.
Self-study 1: Chapter 6
Class 2: July 4, Wed.
• Review pp. 3-4: Check any new words
• Preview pp. 9-11: Quiz on July 11.
• Self-study 1: Chapter 6
Class 1: July 4, Wed.
1. Self-study 1: Chapter 6
2. Vocabulary quiz (dictation & multiple
choice): July 9
Chapter 1 & Self-study 1
3. Preview Chapter 2, pp. 14-15
Class 2: July 11, Wed.
1. Self-study 1: Chapter 6
2. Vocabulary quiz (dictation & multiple
choice): July 13
Chapter 1 & Self-study 1
3. Preview Chapter 2, pp. 14-15

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