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New Photo Image Of Madeleine McCann

A special photo studio has made a new photo of Madeleine McCann. Madeleine disappeared on May the third, 2007. She was just four years old.  Everyone tried to look for her but they didn’t find her. Now she is six years old. A photo artist has produced a new picture of Madeleine. It shows what she might look like today. This is important because she looks very different. If people saw Madeleine today, they wouldn’t know it was her. The photographer used photos of Madeleine’s parents when they were children to make the new picture.

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I think this story is very sad. I don’t know why people want to do bad things to children. Especially little children. I hope Madeleine is still alive. I want to watch the TV news and see a nice headline. I want the news reporter to say someone found Madeleine. I feel sorry for Madeleine’s parents. They really love her but they have broken hearts. They must think about their daughter every minute. I saw them on the Oprah Winfrey show. They both looked very sad. I wish I could tell them where Madeleine is.

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PHRASE MATCH

Match the following phrases from the article.

Paragraph 1

1.

photo

a.

for her

2

Everyone tried to look

b.

different

3.

what she might look

c.

it was her

4.

she looks very

d.

when they were children

5.

they wouldn’t know it was her

e.

studio

6.

photos of Madeleine’s parents

f.

like today

 

Paragraph 2

1.

this story is

a.

alive

2

do bad

b.

reporter

3.

still

c.

very sad

4.

news reporter

d.

could tell them

5.

broken

e.

things

6.

I wish I

f.

hearts


LISTENING GAP FILL

A special photo studio ___________________ photo of Madeleine McCann. Madeleine disappeared on May the third, 2007. She was ___________________.  Everyone tried to look for her but they didn’t find her. Now she is six years old. A photo artist has ___________________ picture of Madeleine. It shows what she might look like today. This is important ___________________ very different. If people saw Madeleine today, they wouldn’t know it was her. The photographer used photos of Madeleine’s parents _____________________ to make the new picture.

I think this story is very sad. I don’t ___________________ want to do bad things to children. Especially little children. I hope Madeleine is still alive. I want to watch the TV news and ___________________. I want the news reporter to say someone found Madeleine. ___________________ Madeleine’s parents. They really love her but they ___________________. They must think about their daughter every minute. I saw them on the Oprah Winfrey show. They both looked very sad. ___________________ them where Madeleine is.


MULTIPLE CHOICE

A special photo studio has made a new photo of Madeleine McCann. Madeleine (1) ____ on May the third, 2007. She was just four years old.  Everyone tried to look (2) ____ her but they didn’t find her. Now she is six years old. A photo artist has produced a new picture of Madeleine. It (3) ____ what she might look like today. This is important because she looks very (4) ____. If people saw Madeleine today, they wouldn’t know it was her. The photographer used photos of Madeleine’s (5) ____ when they were children to make the new picture.

I think this story is very (6) ____. I don’t know why people want to do bad things to children. Especially little children. I (7) ____ Madeleine is still alive. I want to watch the TV news and see a nice headline. I want the news reporter to (8) ____ someone found Madeleine. I feel sorry for Madeleine’s parents. They really love her but they have (9) ____ hearts. They must think about their daughter every minute. I saw them on the Oprah Winfrey show. They both looked very sad. I wish I (10) ____ tell them where Madeleine is.

Put the correct words from this table into the article.

1.

(a)

disappear

(b)

disappearance

(c)

disappeared

2.

(a)

from

(b)

for

(c)

to

3.

(a)

looks

(b)

shows

(c)

photos

4.

(a)

different

(b)

difference

(c)

differ

5.

(a)

parent’s

(b)

parents’

(c)

parents

6.

(a)

sad

(b)

sadness

(c)

sadly

7.

(a)

wish

(b)

hope

(c)

want

8.

(a)

talk

(b)

speak

(c)

say

9.

(a)

broken

(b)

break

(c)

broke

10.

(a)

will

(b)

want

(c)

could


SPELLING

Spell the jumbled words (from the text) correctly.

Paragraph 1

1.

A alcpsie photo studio

2.

Madeleine edaepsidarp

3.

A photo tsatri

4.

he looks very eerdfintf

5.

Madeleine’s patnesr

6.

the new teiurpc

 

Paragraph 2

7.

this syrto is very sad

8.

do bad igsthn

9.

still lvaie

10.

a nice eeadnhli

11.

broken ratehs

12.

every emuitn


PUT THE TEXT BACK TOGETHER

Number these lines in the correct order.

(    )

children. I hope Madeleine is still alive. I want to watch the TV news and see a nice headline. I want the news reporter to

1  )

A special photo studio has made a new photo of Madeleine McCann. Madeleine disappeared on May the

(    )

I think this story is very sad. I don’t know why people want to do bad things to children. Especially little

(    )

hearts. They must think about their daughter every minute. I saw them on the Oprah Winfrey show. They

(    )

today. This is important because she looks very different. If people saw Madeleine today, they wouldn’t know it was

(    )

say someone found Madeleine. I feel sorry for Madeleine’s parents. They really love her but they have broken

(    )

both looked very sad. I wish I could tell them where Madeleine is.

(    )

old. A photo artist has produced a new picture of Madeleine. It shows what she might look like

(    )

third, 2007. She was just four years old.  Everyone tried to look for her but they didn’t find her. Now she is six years

(    )

her. The photographer used photos of Madeleine’s parents when they were children to make the new picture.


SCRAMBLED SENTENCES

With a partner, put the words back into the correct order.

1.

a     photo     made     photo     special     has     new     A     studio.    

2.

tried     look     her     Everyone     to     for.    

3.

A     a     photo     new     artist     picture     has     produced.    

4.

It     look     shows     like     what     today     she     might.    

5.

when     Photos     they    of    were    Madeleine’s    children    parents.    

6.

sad     very     is     story     this     think     I.    

7.

Madeleine     still     hope     is     alive     I.    

8.

nice     Watch     news     a     TV     see     headline     the     and.    

9.

I     sorry     Madeleine’s     feel     for     parents.    

10.

think     minute     about     their     They     daughter     must     every.    


DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

1.

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2.

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3.

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4.

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5.

________________________________________________________

6.

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

1.

________________________________________________________

2.

________________________________________________________

3.

________________________________________________________

4.

________________________________________________________

5.

________________________________________________________

6.

________________________________________________________


WRITING

Write about missing children for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET: Search the Internet and find more information about missing children. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about missing children. Include imaginary interviews with two detectives who look for missing children. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. WHAT HAPPENED NEXT? Write a newspaper article about the next stage in this news story. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

5. LETTER: Write a letter to a detective. Ask him/her three questions about missing children. Write three of your opinions on missing children. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Your partner will answer the questions you asked.

 

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