Bud, Not Buddy

Lesson 5

Objective

Analyze the ways in which Bud acts his age and in what ways he acts more mature than his age.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis  — Ch. 6-7

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Chapter 6:

Which is the best summary of the chapter?

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Chapter 7:

Which is the best summary of the chapter?

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Writing Prompt

How do the events of chapter 6 & 7 support the idea that when one door closes another door opens? Support your answer with a specific example from each chapter.

Mastery Response

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Key Questions

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  • Summarize what happens at the mission. What can we learn about Bud from his actions? What can we learn about the time period from the actions of others?

  • Summarize what happens at the library.

Vocabulary

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retrieve     (v.)

to get something and bring it back from a place

privilege     (n.)

a right or benefit given to some but not everyone

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.4.3 — Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).

Spiral Standards

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L.4.4

L.4.5

RF.4.3

RF.4.4

RL.4.1

RL.4.10

RL.4.4

SL.4.1

W.4.10