AP Lit: The Man With Enormous Wings

Standards

  • CCR.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Common Core State Standards Common Core English/Language Arts
  • CCR.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas. Common Core State Standards Common Core English/Language Arts
  • CCR.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text. Common Core State Standards Common Core English/Language Arts
  • CCR.R.4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone. Common Core State Standards Common Core  English/Language Arts
  • CCR.R.5 Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole. Common Core State Standards Common Core English/Language Arts
  • CCR.R.9 Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take. Common Core State Standards Common Core English/Language Arts

Learning Objective
Students will be able to analyze a short text and criticize it.

Activator
voice lesson
Read together :The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams, analyzing for imagery. (Define)

Learning session

1. Read the short story : A very old Man with enormous wings by Marquez on p. 325. Chunk into 4 parts (see mellman’s copy)
2. Answer questions 1, 4, and parts of 5 (on page 329), using the picture landscape with the fall of icarus”. Do questions together and discuss.

Closing

Homework
Finish questions if not done in class

Accomodations
Extended time if necessary.

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