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Tuesday 11/17

Class Launcher: Explain the quote and give an example. 

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 and move the plot forward?

Activator: Quiz Chapters 3-4

Teaching and Learning Strategies: Read Chapter 9 (76-91) (Quiz on Friday)

  • How well does Atticus feel he should defend Tom Robinson? Is it usual for (white) lawyers to do their best for black clients in Alabama at this time? 
  • Scout and Jem have “mixed feelings” about Christmas? What are these feelings and why? 
  • Uncle Jack Finch tells Scout that she is growing out of her pants. What does this mean and why might he say it? 
  • When Francis talks to Scout he reveals an unpleasant feature of Aunt Alexandra. What is this? 
  • Does Scout learn anything from overhearing Atticus's conversation with Uncle Jack? What might this be? 
  • Read the final sentence of this chapter. Explain in your own words what it means and why it might be important in the story.

Theme: Complete STEAL for Miss Maudie. 

Summarizer: What is the difference between fair and equal? 

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