Day 4

Life of Pi Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read Chapters 70 - 91.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will...

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