Students will synthesis the information in the story The House by relating knowledge from several perspectives using their background knowledge and the author's purpose for writing The House. EX. - What they think is important, What a home buyer might think is important, and What a thief might think is important to know about the house.
Have you ever skipped school? How did you feel? Were you afraid of being caught? What would you have done, if you were caught? Did you enjoy it as much as you thought you would? What did you do all day?
I used this lesson at the beginning of school to gain my students' trust that I do know what I am doing and because this lesson is so interactive and engaging.