Do the Right Thing
Signposts on the Journey Anecdote  by Steve Buist
Vocabulary <ul><li>anecdote (n) </li></ul><ul><li>condense (v) </li></ul><ul><li>TV converter (n) </li></ul><ul><li>disper...
Imagine a scene where a 16 year old is getting beat up and others are watching: <ul><li>What kinds of people were involved...
TEASER on p. 288 <ul><li>Can you think of a time when doing the right thing made others sit up and take notice?  A young m...
Do you Remember???? <ul><li>What’s an anecdote? </li></ul><ul><li>What reading strategies could be used when reading an an...
Personal Connections <ul><li>Making connections between your experiences and the people, places, situations, and ideas in ...
During Reading <ul><li>Jot down notes, quotations, and other comments in your notebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect upon and...
Stereotyping Discussion <ul><li>How do you feel about teenage stereotypes? </li></ul><ul><li>Read p. 291 and discuss the i...
Remember the Starfish Saver? <ul><li>This demonstrates how standing up for someone when it comes to bullying could  make a...
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Signposts on the journey

  1. 1. Do the Right Thing
  2. 2. Signposts on the Journey Anecdote by Steve Buist
  3. 3. Vocabulary <ul><li>anecdote (n) </li></ul><ul><li>condense (v) </li></ul><ul><li>TV converter (n) </li></ul><ul><li>disperse (v) </li></ul><ul><li>fray (n) </li></ul><ul><li>necessity (n) </li></ul><ul><li>signpost (n) </li></ul><ul><li>stereotyping (v) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Imagine a scene where a 16 year old is getting beat up and others are watching: <ul><li>What kinds of people were involved? </li></ul><ul><li>What kinds of people were watching the incident? </li></ul><ul><li>How did the groups of people behave? </li></ul><ul><li>How did the different groups of people act toward others? </li></ul><ul><li>Pitt Meadows Gang Rape </li></ul>
  5. 5. TEASER on p. 288 <ul><li>Can you think of a time when doing the right thing made others sit up and take notice? A young man does what he feels is right, and his actions serve as … </li></ul>
  6. 6. Do you Remember???? <ul><li>What’s an anecdote? </li></ul><ul><li>What reading strategies could be used when reading an anecdote? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Personal Connections <ul><li>Making connections between your experiences and the people, places, situations, and ideas in the text is a good strategy for reading </li></ul>
  8. 8. During Reading <ul><li>Jot down notes, quotations, and other comments in your notebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect upon and describe how the story makes connections to your own experiences. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Stereotyping Discussion <ul><li>How do you feel about teenage stereotypes? </li></ul><ul><li>Read p. 291 and discuss the issue in a small group </li></ul>
  10. 10. Remember the Starfish Saver? <ul><li>This demonstrates how standing up for someone when it comes to bullying could make all the difference . </li></ul>

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