Class Launcher: Explain this quote. Consider how poverty is more than not having money. Who could this apply to To Kill a Mockingbird?
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 the character development contribute to the theme of the book?
Activator: Student-led discussion of Chapter 4. Show Characterization video from yesterday (wifi outage).
Teaching and Learning Strategies: Read Chapter 5 (42-50)
This chapter focuses on relationships of children and adults. How do Jem and Scout interact with adults. Why? Why are their conversations not typical?
Summarizer: What is the current theme in TKAM?