Zapato Power

Lesson 18 - Discussion


Discuss unit essential questions by preparing for and participating in a class discussion using evidence from the entire text.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action by Jacqueline Jules 

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Target Task


Essential Question Deep Dive

Pick two essential questions. Lead students in a discussion, using evidence from the unit, of each of the questions.



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  • For this day, pick one or two of the essential questions and lead students in a discussion of the essential question. Have students gather evidence from the entire unit and think about how their understanding of the essential question grew over the course of the unit.
  • This day should be set up as half discussion and half writing.

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Common Core Standards

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

  • SL.2.1 — Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.