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October 09, 2005
Thursday, October 13

Literature text – pg. 412-422

Warm Up:
Appetizers – pg. 15 Students are to have 3 minutes to complete this activity. Ask a student to present this test item to the class.

Activity 1:
Review the beginning of “Rikki-tikki-tavi” and review the elements of plot.

Activity 2:
Following the step-by-step guide the teacher presents, students will read silently and discuss the story from the introduction of the character Nag on page. 411 to Rikki’s pride in himself on pg. 422.

Activity 3:
As a whole class discuss the literary analysis of the story on pg. 423 of the text.

Activity 4:
Assign each table one of the “Thinking About Literature” items on page 422. Give the table groups 5 minutes to complete the answer to their question. Have one person from each table present the answer to the question to the rest of the class.

• Read for 30 minutes each night in a challenging chapter book. Complete an entry on your reading log.
• Night Write:
Students are to finish revise and edit their 3rd rough draft of their personal narrative.

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