Read Chapter 16, "I Will Tell You Just a Little," Chapter 17, "All This Long Time," and the Afterword.
Common Core Objectives
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.