Mr. Browne's Precepts (Part I)
Kind of Activity:
Students will discuss the meanings of the two precepts Mr. Browne has presented so far, examine the precepts' relationships to the novel so far, and write responses about what one of the precepts means to them personally.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2
Start by discussing what a precept is and why Mr. Browne uses them as part of his class. Then look at the two precepts presented in the novel so far:
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