World Lit: from Book 24, Achilles and Priam

Standards

  • 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. Georgia ELA
  • ELAGSE9-10RL2 Determine a theme or central idea of text and closely analyze 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. Georgia ELA
  • 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. Georgia ELA

Objective
Students will read and analyze book 24 of The Iliad, completing critical reading questions at the end of the selection.

Opening Session
Clean Classics Summarized: The Iliad

Work Session
We’re going to finish reading The Iliad today! I am reasonably sure these copies are correct and not missing any pages, but you never know….so be on the lookout.

After we read the ending of the story together, I want to discuss it as a class briefly and recap what happens after it ends. You know, how the Trojan War ends and that sort of
thing.

Finally, we will finish out the day by working on the Critical Reading questions at the end of the selection. You will also have some time tomorrow to finish them up.

Closer
3-2-1: For a ticket out the door, consider the ending of The Iliad and write down 3 things you found interesting, 2 things that were surprising, and 1 thing you would have changed if you had been writing the story.

Assessment
Formative (Critical reading questions, class discussions)

Differentiation
Process (Scaffolding); Product (extended questions)

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