World Lit: Two Kinds, Day 2

Standards
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

Learning Target
I can analyze how two characters interact and develop over the course of a text to explain how conflict is used to advance the theme.

Opening Session
Amy Tan reads her storybook Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat to Elmo and Zoe on Sesame Street!

Work Session
Ok, we’re picking right back up where we left off yesterday with chunks 5 -7 (pg. 26) of “Two Kinds”! When we finish the story, and of course discuss, we will also finish up the Second Read questions on page 30. We will also do the chart on 32.

Closing Session
If you look down at the bottom of page 32, you’ll notice an essay assignment. Take the last fifteen minutes of class today to respond to the essay prompt in 2-3 strong paragraphs.

Assessment
Formative (impromptu short essay)

Differentiation
Process (Scaffolding)

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