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Day 4


ELAGSE9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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.

Essential Question:

What are the elements of plot structure?


Identify where in the plot the protagonist is most likely to change? (The Climax)

Teaching Strategies: 

  1. Class will read aloud from pages 31 - 36. Use literary focus and reading focus questions to check for comprehension. 
  2. Students will use remaining class to continue completing Reading Focus chart (3 examples) and Plot Diagram (Climax, Falling action, Resolution) for story.


How has the protagonist changed from the beginning of the story?


Varied pacing, one to one instruction, small group, graphic organizers, inclusion teacher

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