Larry Ferlazzo on Cloze the Gap

CLOZE THE GAPAfter first having them do simple writing assignments (write a paragraph with a topic sentence about themselves; write an introductory paragraph to it; etc.), I decided that it was worth investing a book for each of them. I chose Cloze The Gap: Exercises In Integrating and Developing Language Skills. Unlike most pre-made clozes (also known as gap-fills), the authors created clozes with strategically-placed blanks that had “clue” words somewhere in the text. They were doable for my students and, most importantly, they provided writing opportunities. I use it as a base for many mini-lessons.

Larry Ferlazzo – Teacher and creator of Larry Ferlazzo’s English Website

  • Posted by Hugo Loyola
  • on April 23, 2015
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