Objective: IWBAT explain how Junior’s reconciliation with Rowdy shows that he is finally constructing an identity that fuses both his “Indian” self and his “Rearden” self. Standards: RL.9-10.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. RL.9-10.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. SL.9-10.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Do Now: Last week we read Ch. 26-28. Summarize what happened in those chapters. What was Junior’s overall tone in those chapters? Do Next: Put graded work away in binder. Grab a copy of your novel.
Whole Class: Reading Chapter 29-30. Answering comprehension questions on graphic organizer. Ch. 29-Remembering 4 min Ch. 30- Talking About Turtles 22 min
Collaborative: With your partner, review our essential question for our novel. Answer the following two questions:
Independent: Before diving into our novel study time, unpack our essential question...
Independent: Deep dive into our novel looking for textual evidence.