RL 1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support inferences drawn from the text. RL 3 Analyze how particular elements of a story interact L 6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic words. Today You Will:.
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RL 1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support inferences drawn from the text. RL 3 Analyze howparticular elements of a story interact L 6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic words.
Today You Will:
1)Analyze the Big Question, “Who sees the BEST in you?” inferences drawn from the text. 2)Review notes on: protagonist, antagonist, external conflict, internal conflict, plot development, and making inferences3)Read “Thank You M’am” then analyze it using our notes4) Study Vocabulary before after you read “Thank You Ma’am”
Today You Will:
Have you ever gone through a time when it seemed like you couldn’t do anything right? If so, then you know how important it is to have someone have faith in you. When a friend, a family member, or a teacher believes you can do better, it can help you try harder instead of giving up. They may see potential, where others might see a problem.
Who Sees My Best Potential?
Create a web of people you know who see the best in you. Then explain why you have included these people. In what ways do they show their belief in you?
The main character that has a conflict to solve
The character that causes the main conflict for the protagonist
External Conflict-is a character’s struggle against an outside force. For example, a character may struggle against nature or against another character.
Internal conflict--takes place inside the character. For example, a character may struggle between wanting something and knowing that taking it is wrong.
Inference --intelligent guess about something based on information you already have about it.
The theme of the story is a message about life or human nature that the writer shares with the readers. What theme do you think Hughes communicates in “Thank You M’am”? Explain your answer.
Find support for your theme in the text.
Use the poster on the board to help you write a GREAT answer!
Which of these conflicts do you think is most important? Why?
Directions: After reading record SEVERAL conflicts from the story on the chart. Check whether the conflict is internal or external. Then answer the closing question.
You should have all the word maps completed from Monday
You will receive a vocabulary packet that is due by the end of class on Friday.
As a class, discuss why self-respect and compassion are important to the characters in the story.
Mrs. Jones shows compassion toward the boy, but she also shows him that she respects herself. Through her actions, she challenges him to do the same in his life.
Discuss, with your elbow partner (2 min.), why the author might have chosen to write that Roger never saw Mrs. Jones again in the last line of the story.