Class Launcher: Free Write Friday
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: Kahoot Literary Devices. Click the image below to enter Kahoot. Enter YOUR name.
Teaching and Learning Strategies: Create a presentation in Classwick about an issue in To Kill a Mockingbird and if there is a developing theme in the book. How is the theme being developed in the first few chapters of the books?
Below are examples of some of the many issues present in To Kill a Mockingbird. Think about each one and see if you can identify the themes they relate to in the novel. Create a table with three columns. In the first column list these issues. In the second column record the themes relating to each of these issues and in the third column cite examples from the text to support your ideas about each theme. For example:
Examples from the text
||persecuting someone because they have black skin is unjust
||Tom Robinson is falsely accused of rape
Summarizer: How do some of the issue and themes overlap?