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Monday 11/13

Class Launcher: Welcome back! Write a narrative paragraph about this image. Narrative = Story. 


Standards: ELAGSE9-10RL2: Determine a theme and/or central idea of 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. ELAGSE9-10RL3: Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. ELAGSE9-10W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. 

EQ: How does character development contribute to the theme of the book? 

Activator: Watch the opening scene in TKAM (3 minutes)

Teaching and learning strategies: Download the book (pdf) and save in iBooks. 

Chapter 1 Vocabulary: assuaged, chattel, unsullied, courteous, detachment, tyrannical, entity, repertoire, vapid, malevolent, predilection, flivver, nebulous, gouge, terrain, foray 

Read the first chapter Page 1-15. In this chapter, think about the setting and the details of the setting. Why is this information provided to us? Who is the narrator? 

Summarizer: Predictions? 

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