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Friday 12/11

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 and move the plot forward?

Activator: Group or whole class discussion of Chapter 15 questions. Quiz on Chapter 12-16 on Monday!!

Teaching and Learning Strategies: Continuing into Part 2 of TKAM, we will read and focus on themes related to social injustice and relevance to Georgia Studies and current issues (local, state, and world).

Chapter 16 (157-168)

  • What “subtle change” does Scout notice in her father? 
  • What sort of person is Dolphus Raymond? 
  • How does Reverend Sykes help the children see and hear the trial? Is he right to do? 
  • Comment on Judge Taylor's attitude to his job. Does he take the trial seriously or not?

Summarizer: Why does Atticus change? How does this change his character? 

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