Class launcher: Personify this object and create a mini-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?
Thursday is a continuation of Wednesday.
Activator: Watch this video about the South in the 1930s for background on TKAM
Teaching and Learning Strategies:
Chapter 3 Vocabulary: speculation, cordially, flinty, iniquity, persevere, contemptuous, contentious, condescension, diminutive, slouch, lei- surely, monosyllable, fractious, amiable, judiciously, populace, concede, disapprobation, diction
Complete Chapter 3 (22-32). Answer the questions related to Chapters 1-3. Compare answers with your group. Maintain a portfolio of TKAM assignments in Showbie.
Summarizer: What is the current theme in TKAM?