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December 16 - Springboard 2.17 M eet the Watsons Ho mework: F inish pg. 175-176 O bjective: I can analyze the effect of point of view in a text. Wa rm Up (in your composition book) I n Springboard, complete one of the QUICKWRITE activities on pg. 161. .

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December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

December 16 - Springboard 2.17

Meet the Watsons

Homework:

Finish pg. 175-176

Objective:

I can analyze the effect of point of view in a text.

Warm Up (in your composition book)

In Springboard, complete one of the QUICKWRITE activities on pg. 161.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Today we will be listening to the first chapter of Christopher Paul Curtis's novel The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963.

http://www.bluevalleyk12.org/education/components/docmgr/default.php?sectiondetailid=57308


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Before we do, turn to Springboard pg. 174

As you hear descriptions of each character, fill in the chart with the textual evidence. Put the page number(s), but also copy the text that describes each character.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Dad


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Joetta


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Momma


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Byron


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Narrator: Kenny


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

3. What changes have occurred by the end of the story?


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

5. The title of the story (chapter) uses a poetic device called alliteration. Write the title of this story (chapter) and underline the sounds that are repeated at the beginning of words.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Earlier you practiced writing headlines, which often use alliteration. Write an alternate headline for this chapter using alliteration, and create a visual to go along with your chapter.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

6. If you were reporting this story, you might want to use weather data to support the story. Look at the chart below on average temperatures in Flint, Michigan. Using this chart...


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Find the three coldest months in Flint, Michigan.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Find the month with the most days in which the minimum temperature is below freezing.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Find the number of days annually on which the temperature is below freezing.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

4. The story is told by Kenny, in first person point of view. The story might not be as funny if Byron had were the narrator because he certainly would not find his problem amusing! Describe the incident. Pretend that you are Byron, and a reporter is doing a man on the street interview with you. Write Byron's version of the story, being sure to get the events in the right order.


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Reporter: We are out driving around the streets of Flint, finding out how our citizens are dealing with these record cold temperatures. I'm here with Byron Watson. Byron, I hear you have had quite a painful experience as a result of the weather. What happened?


December 16 springboard 2 17 m eet the watsons ho mework f inish pg 175 176 o bjective

Homework:

Read your DEAR novel. From what point of view is it told? How can you tell?


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