DO NOW
Take out homework & blue sheets.
Take out Reader’s Notes from yesterday.
Think! Do you know what a
“central idea” i...
A Long Walk to Water
Homework
When working with a partner, what are
important expectations you should have for
each other?
A Long Walk to Water
Learning Objectives
I can effectively participate in discussion
with my classmates.
I can determine t...
A Long Walk to Water
Page # 1
Chapter
&
Page #
Nya’s Story
1st Ideas
Nya’s Story
New ideas
Salva’s Story
1st Ideas
Salva’s...
Difficult Texts!
What can we do?
Things Close Readers Do
• Get the gist of what a text is about
• Know how YOU deal with e...
A Long Walk to Water
Notebook
Read for the gist
• Read along AS we read aloud
• Read for general understanding
• Use your ...
A Long Walk to Water
Page # 1
Chapter
&
Page #
Nya’s Story
1st Ideas
Nya’s Story
New ideas
Salva’s Story
1st Ideas
Salva’s...
A Long Walk to Water
Nya and Salva
Think – Pair - Share
• Fill in more in your Notes chart
• Meet with partner to compare
...
A Long Walk to Water
Page # 1
Chapter
&
Page #
Nya’s Story
1st Ideas
Nya’s Story
New ideas
Salva’s Story
1st Ideas
Salva’s...
A Long Walk to Water
Vocabulary
Vocabulary!
Open to last page in notebook
• herds =
• aimless =
• droned =
• “bush” =
A Long Walk to Water
Background Information
Confusing Information
• Page 6
• Who is at war?
• When did it start?
• Why are...
A Long Walk to Water
Fist to Five?
I can effectively participate in discussion
with my classmates.
I can determine the mea...
A Long Walk to Water
Scenarios
Scenario # 1
You are 11 years old. You have been separated from
your family by a war. In or...
A Long Walk to Water
Scenarios
Scenario # 2
You are 11 years old. You live with your family in an
area far from towns or c...
A Long Walk to Water
On your own
Exit Ticket
• Look at the map again
• What do you notice about the map and
route?
• List ...
Mountains
Hills
Swampland
Plains
Deserts
Rivers
--- Salva’s Route
* Kakuma
Ethiopia
KenyaUganda
Loun-Arliik *
* ItangAkobo...
A Long Walk to Water
Homework
Letter for Family
• Take it home
• Have it signed & return tomorrow
• Talk about we discusse...
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A Long Walk to Water - Lssn2

  1. 1. DO NOW Take out homework & blue sheets. Take out Reader’s Notes from yesterday. Think! Do you know what a “central idea” is when reading?
  2. 2. A Long Walk to Water Homework When working with a partner, what are important expectations you should have for each other?
  3. 3. A Long Walk to Water Learning Objectives I can effectively participate in discussion with my classmates. I can determine the meaning of visual representations on a map. I can determine the central ideas of Chapter 1 of A Long Walk to Water.
  4. 4. A Long Walk to Water Page # 1 Chapter & Page # Nya’s Story 1st Ideas Nya’s Story New ideas Salva’s Story 1st Ideas Salva’s Story New Ideas
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. A Long Walk to Water Notebook Read for the gist • Read along AS we read aloud • Read for general understanding • Use your “Reader’s Notes” • Add to Column 3 & 4 as you listen
  7. 7. A Long Walk to Water Page # 1 Chapter & Page # Nya’s Story 1st Ideas Nya’s Story New ideas Salva’s Story 1st Ideas Salva’s Story New Ideas
  8. 8. A Long Walk to Water Nya and Salva Think – Pair - Share • Fill in more in your Notes chart • Meet with partner to compare • Be ready to talk to the class
  9. 9. A Long Walk to Water Page # 1 Chapter & Page # Nya’s Story 1st Ideas Nya’s Story New ideas Salva’s Story 1st Ideas Salva’s Story New Ideas
  10. 10. A Long Walk to Water Vocabulary Vocabulary! Open to last page in notebook • herds = • aimless = • droned = • “bush” =
  11. 11. A Long Walk to Water Background Information Confusing Information • Page 6 • Who is at war? • When did it start? • Why are they fighting?
  12. 12. A Long Walk to Water Fist to Five? I can effectively participate in discussion with my classmates. I can determine the meaning of visual representations on a map. I can determine the central ideas of Chapter 1 of A Long Walk to Water.
  13. 13. A Long Walk to Water Scenarios Scenario # 1 You are 11 years old. You have been separated from your family by a war. In order to survive, you must walk to an area of safety hundreds of miles away. On the journey you must avoid soldiers and dangerous wildlife, and manage to find food and water. The journey will take months. You do not know if you will survive or ever see your family again.
  14. 14. A Long Walk to Water Scenarios Scenario # 2 You are 11 years old. You live with your family in an area far from towns or cities. Your family does not have any running water or electricity. You are responsible for getting water for your family to drink. To do this, you must walk eight hours every day to a pond and back You will have to do this every day for years and years.
  15. 15. A Long Walk to Water On your own Exit Ticket • Look at the map again • What do you notice about the map and route? • List the different environments that are on the rout from Loun-Ariik to Kakuma.
  16. 16. Mountains Hills Swampland Plains Deserts Rivers --- Salva’s Route * Kakuma Ethiopia KenyaUganda Loun-Arliik * * ItangAkobo Desert
  17. 17. A Long Walk to Water Homework Letter for Family • Take it home • Have it signed & return tomorrow • Talk about we discussed in class with your family

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