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A Long Walk to Water - Lssn 12

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NYS Module 1
ELA 7th Grade

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A Long Walk to Water - Lssn 12

  1. 1. DO NOW Take out article “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” • Homework should be on your articles Look at question “e” at the right • Think about it • Discuss it with your partner • Note your answer on the page
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can make connections from the text “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” to the novel A Long Walk to Water. I can cite several pieces of text-based evidence to support my analysis of excerpts from the article. I can use context clues to determine word meaning.
  3. 3. A Long Walk to Water “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Think-Pair-Share • Share your homework with partner • Be ready to share with the class
  4. 4. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 4 • • •
  5. 5. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Question “e” • How does the second sentence help you understand the sentence, “The fault line was tribal?”
  6. 6. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 5 • • •
  7. 7. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 6 • • •
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 7 • • •
  9. 9. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 8 • • •
  10. 10. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 9 • • •
  11. 11. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 10 • • •
  12. 12. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 11 • • •
  13. 13. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Paragraph # 12 • • •
  14. 14. A Long Walk to Water The Gist! “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Question “f” • In paragraph 12, what could the elders do?” (use paragraph 11 for help!)
  15. 15. “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Summary What is the main idea of the secend excerpt (pgh 4-12)? • • • • •
  16. 16. “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Summary What is the main idea of the secend excerpt (pgh 4-12)? In 1991, the rebel army split, and the Dinka and Nuer started killing each other with guns. They didn’t believe that killing each other with guns as a part of a government war was as bad as killing each other with spears like they did before.
  17. 17. A Long Walk to Water Background Knowledge “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Excerpt # 2 • Read along as I read again • Keep in mind the Gathering Evidence worksheet as you read!
  18. 18. “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Gathering Evidence Worksheet Detail/ Evidence Pg # Inference/ Reasoning Used in your writing? “Until 1991, the guns were used mostly against northerners.” 4 Both the Dinka and Nuer were fighting … “Children, women and the elderly used to be off-limits during raids.” “A bit of blood of any man a Nuer speared to death was thought to be in the slayer, and had to be bled out of the upper arm by an earth priest.”
  19. 19. “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Gathering Evidence Worksheet Detail/ Evidence Pg # Inference/ Reasoning Used in your writing? “The believe, „The ghost of the deceased will not haunt me, because I did not kill with a spear.‟” “He found armed youths running roughshod in a society whose dysfunction paralleled that of inner cities 8,000 miles away.”
  20. 20. “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” Connections! Chapter 1-5 of A Long Walk to Water: Salva‟s journey takes place before the Dinka-Nuer split. How does this article help you understand his point-of-view? •
  21. 21. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can make connections from the text “Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War” to the novel A Long Walk to Water. I can cite several pieces of text-based evidence to support my analysis of excerpts from the article. I can use context clues to determine word meaning.
  22. 22. A Long Walk to Water Homework Selecting Evidence Organizer • Top is the example – Let’s go over it! • YOU try the bottom question • Write it on paper to hand in tomorrow • Use your Gathering Evidence sheets to answer the question

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