Read Chapters 1-4.
Common Core Objectives
Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when...