Day 1

The Old Man and the Sea Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Section: The First Day

Read from the beginning to the following line in the narrative about Santigo's dreams of lions:

They played like young cats in the dusk and he loved them as he loved the boy. He never dreamed about the boy.





Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

  2. 2

    Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

  3. 3


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