Shiloh

Lesson 19

Objective

Describe the interaction between Judd Travers and Marty’s family.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  — Ch. 12

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Which detail best describes how Shiloh responds to Judd Travers?

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Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A?

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Writing Prompt

Describe the interaction between Judd Travers and Marty’s family.

Mastery Response

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Key Questions

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  • How does the family respond to Shiloh? Why?
  • Read the description from page 101. "I hear a sound outside that makes my bones feel like icicles inside me." What type of figurative language is this? What does it mean? Why does the author use this description?
  • What does the word decency mean as used on page 102?
  • Why does Marty's dad have Marty tell Judd what happened? Why would Marty "rather swim a river full of crocodiles than face Judd Travers"? What is the significance of this description?
  • Why does Ma offer to buy Shiloh?

Vocabulary

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sympathy     (n.)

caring about someone else's grief or misfortune

decency     (n.)

polite and honest behavior that shows respect towards others

quavery     (adj.)

unsteady

mistreated     (v.)

treated badly

bound     (adj.)

very likely or certain

mournful     (adj.)

very sad, often because of a death

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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.4.4.b

L.4.6

RF.4.3

RF.4.4

RL.4.1

RL.4.10

RL.4.4

SL.4.1

W.4.10