Pinky and Rex

Lesson 15

Objective

Explain why Pinky is mad at Rex and if it is fair that he is mad at her by using details to describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

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Target Task

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Why is Pinky mad at Rex? It is fair that he is mad at her? Explain why.

Mastery Response

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Key Questions

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  • How do Pinky and Rex feel about tryouts for the school play? Do they share the same feelings?

  • Why does Pinky want Rex to be there for tryouts?

  • How does Pinky feel after seeing the cast list? Why?

  • Why wouldn't Pinky look at Rex? Is this fair?

  • On p. 12 Pinky says, "Because I'm never going to speak to you again!" Why does Pinky say this? What do the italics show about how Pinky feels?

Vocabulary

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smirked

stormed

Lesson Guidance

Text Complexity Analysis

Many of the previously highlighted and taught text complexity features apply to this text as well. Teachers should continue to notice and spiral any features that may still interfere with student comprehension. (Dialogue, italics, chapters, nuanced description, multisyllabic words etc.)

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Common Core Standards

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

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