Lesson plans for 2 days with student response sheets, plus PowerPoint or Smartboard lesson to take your students through the steps of a close read.
Complete lesson plan with student response sheets, text-based questions, key vocabulary (gist, main message, excerpt).
Lesson is intended to be used after Introduction to Close Reads. Students read closely excerpts from Come On, Rain!, determine the gist of each excerpt, and answer text-based questions.
Day 1 focuses on word meaning using context.
Day 2 focuses on theme, mood, and plot development.