Students read Parts Two and Three.
Common Core Objectives
Reading well: continuing to track themes; examining character development; appreciating the power of words within the story and in the construction of the story
Thinking well: using the discussion questions to draw conclusions from evidence; analyzing decisions from a moral standpoint; examining alternative possibilities for the narrative and why Zusak made the choices he did
Speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development, dramatic reenactments, and group discussion
Listening well: building off of or contradicting arguments that peers make about the text; developing a taste for good grammar...