A Long Walk to Water: Lesson9 unit2

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7th Grade ELA Module 1 Unit 2

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A Long Walk to Water: Lesson9 unit2

  1. 1. DO NOW • Take out homework • Website questions Vocabulary! 1. Compare your answers with the vocab. task 2. Turn to a shoulder partner to discuss the two questions on the vocab. task sheet
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Dictionary Work Vocabulary Task Share out from your discussion • What is an experience that has transformed you? • What is an experience that has empowered you?
  3. 3. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can explain how Water for South Sudan involves Sudanese villagers in the process of drilling wells, and the effects that drilling a well can have on a village. I can explain how Linda Sue Park both used and altered history (based on my comparison of the novel and the website).
  4. 4. A Long Walk to Water Discussion Appointments Today’s appointment: ETHIOPIA APPOINTMENT!
  5. 5. A Long Walk to Water Discussion Appointment What to do? • Talk with partner about homework • Compare answers and add to yours! • Be ready to share your answers with the class
  6. 6. A Long Walk to Water Discussion Appointment Water for South Sudan Website Share out from your discussion • How does “Water for Sudan” connect to the novel? • Who are the village elders & why might they help decide where to put the well?
  7. 7. A Long Walk to Water Discussion Appointment Water for South Sudan Website Share out from your discussion • Why does the article say the villagers, “become partners in the process of making safe, drinkable water available?”
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water Test time! Mid-Unit 2 Assessment Gathering & Selecting Evidence organizer • First, read “Water for Sudan: What We Do” • Part I: Connect the novel to the website • Part II: Two (2) details from Chapter 18 that show how Park added to historical facts • Part III: Essay! Use ACE to answer…
  9. 9. A Long Walk to Water Homework If you finish early… • Start homework!! • Rewrite sentences from the novel in YOUR OWN WORDS EXAMPLE: Salva shook with terror inside and out. = Salva was very scared.
  10. 10. A Long Walk to Water Scenario Turn & Talk… Your little brother is in fourth grade, and he is learning about the U.S. Civil War. He comes home grumbling from school one day, “Can you believe it? My teacher says I have to read TWO things – this novel about a soldier in the Civil War and this article about camp life and battle strategies in the Civil War. I don’t get it. Why can’t I just read one thing?” What would you tell your brother? How does reading informational text and a novel help you understand a topic better?
  11. 11. A Long Walk to Water Homework Vocabulary Review: • Rewrite sentences from the novel in YOUR OWN WORDS • Use your notebook glossary!!! EXAMPLE: Salva shook with terror inside and out. = Salva was very scared.
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