Day 1

The Pearl Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read from the beginning of the story up to the end of the following passage:

He put back his head and howled. His eyes rolled up and he screamed and his body was rigid. The men in the other canoes looked up, startled, and then they dug their paddles into the sea and raced toward Kino’s canoe.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.9
    Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2
    Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text,...

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