A Long Walk to Water - Lesson2 unit2

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A Long Walk to Water - Lesson2 unit2

  1. 1. DO NOW “That very day he shot a young antelope, the kind called a topi.” (pg 36-37) “His face became very solemn when Salva told him that he had not seen nor heard a single word of his family in all that time.” (pg 35) Use context clues! • What is a topi? • What does solemn mean?
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can use context clues to determine the meaning of words. I can analyze the development of a theme in a novel by identifying challenges to and factors in survival for Salva and Nya in A Long Walk to Water.
  3. 3. 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!
  4. 4. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Have you figured it out? Back of the notebook! • topi= • solemn=
  5. 5. A Long Walk to Water Chapter 6 - Homework Chapter & Page # Nya’s Story Salva’s Story The Gist The Gist
  6. 6. A Long Walk to Water Chapter 6 Read for the gist • Read along AS we read the chapter aloud • Read for the gist • Add to your Reader’s Notes as you read
  7. 7. A Long Walk to Water Chapter 6 Chapter & Page # Nya’s Story Salva’s Story The Gist The Gist
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Have you figured it out? Back of the notebook= your Reader’s Dictionary • generations= (33) • makeshift=(33) • aroma=(36)
  9. 9. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Have you figured it out? Back of the notebook! • hopes were dashed=(34) • cold fist gripped his heart=(38)
  10. 10. A Long Walk to Water Chapter 6 - TPS Chapter & Page # Nya’s Story Salva’s Story The Gist The Gist
  11. 11. A Long Walk to Water Chapter 6 - TPS Chapter & Page # Nya’s Story Salva’s Story The Gist The Gist
  12. 12. A Long Walk to Water Anything to add? SURVIVAL ANCHOR CHART Challenges Nya and Salva Face: • • •
  13. 13. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can use context clues to determine the meaning of words. I can analyze the development of a theme in a novel by identifying challenges to and factors in survival for Salva and Nya in A Long Walk to Water.
  14. 14. A Long Walk to Water Homework Read on… • Read Chapters 7 AND 8! • Add to your Reader’s Notes in notebook • Be sure to have 2-3 entries for EACH chapter

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