Students read chapters 6-8.
Common Core Objectives
1. Reading well: continuing to track themes; examining plot development (especially as Simon hallucinates, the beast becomes a concrete issue in the form of the parachute corpse, and Ralph’s authority continues to be challenged); recognizing growing significance of Simon’s character and his experience.
2. Thinking well: using the discussion questions to gain clearer vision of how rapidly the group of boys may descend into violence and chaos.
3. Speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development, dramatic reading, and group discussion.
4. Listening well: assessing the dramatic reading; developing a taste for good...