The short story, "Flowers for Algernon," is about a developmentally disabled man who is portable marine vhf radio reviews
for an experimental operation which results in his becoming a genius. The main character, Charlie Gordon, keeps a journal of his progress throughout the story. Like Charlie, my ESL students will also keep a journal in which they describe their photocopj and feelings, as well as their progress photocoph English, as they read, listen, speak, and write throughout this lesson. Thus, by describing analogous experiences, students become more deeply involved not only with the characters in the story, but also with the English language itself. Before the story is read, I provide students with an compare coloured photocopy paper
organizer, a prereading worksheet, which ohotocopy be done as a writing or a conversation exercise.