Pinky and Rex

Lesson 17

Objective

Describe what happens during the play and what lesson Pinky and Rex learn by using details to describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges and what lesson they learn from the major events.

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Target Task

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Describe what happens during the play. What lesson does Pinky and Rex learn?

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Key Questions

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  • What does the expression "break a leg" mean?

  • Why do you think Mr. Lacey told the kids not to look out into the audience?

  • How did Pinky save the show?

  • How does Rex feel about acting by the end of the play?

  • How does Pinky feel at the end? Why?

  • What lesson does Pinky and Rex learn?

Vocabulary

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shrugged

helplessly

beamed

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.2.2 — Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

  • 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.