Timer- “Lost Someone” -James Brown (1963, 3:23)
List the different last names in your family members.
5 Share at your tables-
Full class- share what your partner said.
SLT- I can conduct an informative interview with my family and peers.
SLT- I can analyze in detail how childhood wartime experiences had an impact on Ung’s life.
SLT- I can consider how the author introduces, illustrates, and elaborates upon the events.
SLT- I can visualize and reread portions of a difficult text
Notes- Skip 2 to 4 lines between each question.
What is your interpretation of The American Dream?
What are the different last names of your different family members?
Who are your oldest living family members? Were they born in The US? Where then?
What was the first generation of your family that came to The US? Why did they come?
- finished early? Start thinking of YOUR answers to these questions.
10 Mini Lesson-
Today’s Mini-Lesson is on conducting a research based interview.
- Ask 1 question at a time. And give them a little time to answer.
- Take down the important notes your interviewee is explaining.
- Say back what you wrote down after each question.
- “So you’re saying…”
- If they don’t know something, it’s ok. Be positive.
- Thank them for letting you interview them. Even though I’m making you, sort of.
- Interview your partner using these steps and questions.
- If you do not have a partner, a teacher will assign you one.
- Read Pages 313-323
- Sketch and Label what you’re visualizing for the Purple Questions. Even if you answered them.
- Answer questions in your notebook.
- Purple and Green, and Light Blue Questions.
- If you finish early, work on the other questions?.
#14 Done using ELMO
4 Exit Ticket- Summarize what the author’s life is like in the village. What can you infer about how her new life is different from her old life?
- Homework starts tonight. 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing