Keena Ford

Lesson 1

Objective

Describe Sharon by making inferences based on the words and phrases Judy Blume uses to characterize and describe Sharon.

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Target Task

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What can we infer about Sharon based on how she is described?

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Key Questions

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  • How do authors start chapter books? (introducing the characters and telling us a little about each)

  • What is dialogue? How do we read it? (Model reading different characters with different expression; model figuring out who is saying what and what we can learn from what they are saying.)

Vocabulary

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Notes

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  • Read the first part of the chapter aloud. Then have students read the second half with a partner.
  • Create a character anchor chart to track information about all of the different characters.

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.2.3 — Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

  • RL.2.5 — Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

  • RF.2.4 — Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.