Read the first half of Part 1, "The Hearth & The Salamander," through the part where Montag asks his wife about what happened to Clarisse and learns the answer (around page 50 of various editions).
Common Core Objectives
* Introduction to reading well: learning how to get acquainted with a new work of literature by examining characters, tone, and setting; finding early themes; appreciating the achievement of good writing.
* Introduction to thinking well: using the discussion questions to do more than just read.
* Introduction to speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development and discussion of thought questions.
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