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Cliffhanger1 2


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Cliffhanger1 2

  1. 1. Cliff-Hanger by Gloria Skurzynski and Alan Ferguson
  2. 2. Listen to Prologue <ul><li>Read Aloud Pages 1-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Why did the author include this before the story starts? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your predictions for this book? </li></ul><ul><li>For these two characters? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chapter 1– The Setup <ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Characters </li></ul><ul><li>Character Development </li></ul><ul><li>Family Dynamics </li></ul><ul><li>Main Characters Feelings </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vocabulary Preview <ul><li>Disapproval </li></ul><ul><li>Protest </li></ul><ul><li>Sarcastically </li></ul><ul><li>Juvenile </li></ul>
  5. 5. Comprehension Skill <ul><li>Visualize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sensory images in your head as you read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a movie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let the words paint a picture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See, feel, hear, and smell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first chapter is setting up the story—SEE IT </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Read Chapter 1 <ul><li>Objective: </li></ul><ul><li>I will be able to discuss how the author set up the story, introduced the characters, and make a prediction about the feelings between the main characters. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Discussion <ul><li>Revisit the objective </li></ul><ul><li>What do we know? </li></ul><ul><li>What predictions do we have? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think the last line means? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Chapter 2 <ul><li>Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I will be able to retell the secret that Lucky tells Jack and what Jack is planning on doing with this information. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lucky tells Jack a secret. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Vocabulary Preview <ul><li>incredulous </li></ul><ul><li>pierced him like a laser </li></ul><ul><li>defenseless </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lucky’s Story <ul><li>Jack’s Reaction </li></ul><ul><li>He thinks…. </li></ul><ul><li>She says …. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Listen to Chapter 3 <ul><li>What have we learned about Lucky? </li></ul><ul><li>About Ashley? </li></ul><ul><li>About Jack? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think Lucky’s stories are true? </li></ul><ul><li>On Mrs. Hagen’s Webpage </li></ul>