Students read chapters seven and eight.
Common Core Objectives
• Reading well: appreciating how the author is developing each theme and motif; appreciating how the author is weaving together the various threads of the narrative; enjoying the suspense of an emotionally charged situation.
• Thinking well: using the thought questions to consider how elements of the story are developed and the implications of what is happening in the storyline.
• Speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development and group discussion.
• Listening well: developing a taste for good grammar and strong diction and through careful consideration of the class discussion, with the teacher and...