A Long Walk to Water - Lssn 13

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A Long Walk to Water - Lssn 13

  1. 1. DO NOW Take out Selecting Evidence worksheet Re-read! • Page 2 of A Long Walk to Water • Why do you think there is so much talk about cattle in the novel? • How is that important in terms of understanding Salva’s experience?
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can select evidence from the article “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” to support analysis of the perspectives of the Nuer and Dinka tribes of Southern Sudan. I can annotate text to help me track ideas. I can use context clues to determine word meaning.
  3. 3. A Long Walk to Water Apply What You Learned Think-Pair-Share • After re-reading page # 2… • Why is cattle mentioned so much? • How is it important to understanding Salva? • How did you know this?
  4. 4. A Long Walk to Water Background Knowledge “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Selecting Evidence organizer • Today we’ll write about your understanding of the Nuer and Dinka tribes
  5. 5. Writing : ACE! Selecting Evidence Question What impact did the use of guns have on the conflict between the Dinka and the Nuer tribes? A = Answer the question (reword) ______________________________________ ______________________________________
  6. 6. Writing : ACE! Selecting Evidence Question Keep going… C = Cite evidence ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________
  7. 7. Writing : ACE! Selecting Evidence Question Finish it up… E = Explain why this quote answers the question (infer) ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water Background Knowledge “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Excerpt # 1 • Read along as I read • Highlight words in bold • Try to guess at words using context clues
  9. 9. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Have you figured it out? Try it with a partner! • ululating= • compound= • dowry= • primarily=
  10. 10. A Long Walk to Water Background Knowledge “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Excerpt # 1 • Read along as I read again • Pause = write the gist next to each paragraph
  11. 11. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 1 • • •
  12. 12. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 2 • • •
  13. 13. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 3 • • •
  14. 14. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 4 • • •
  15. 15. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 5 • • •
  16. 16. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 6 • • •
  17. 17. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 7 • • •
  18. 18. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Paragraph # 8 • • •
  19. 19. “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Summary What is the main idea of this excerpt (pgh 1-8)? • • • • •
  20. 20. “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” Summary What is the main idea of this excerpt (pgh 1-8)? The Dinka use cattle as dowry to celebrate weddings, but since the Dinka have no land and have no cattle because of the war, they can only make promises to give cattle in the future.
  21. 21. A Long Walk to Water Background Knowledge Exit Ticket! Tell us what you think! • What is one thing in “Things Close Readers Do” that helps me the most when I read to gather and select evidence? • Why?
  22. 22. Difficult Texts! What can we do? Things Close Readers Do • Get the gist of what a text is about • Know how YOU deal with emotional text • Talk about what they read!! • Use the text to answer questions • Re-read • Make notes (annotate) as they read • Focus on key vocabulary • Use notes on quizzes!
  23. 23. A Long Walk to Water Homework “Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle…” • Re-read the Excerpt 1 • Move on and try reading Excerpt # 2 on your own • Try to figure out the bold words

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