Shiloh

Lesson 4

Objective

Explain the significance of the quotation at the end of chapter 3 and what it shows about Marty.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  — Ch. 3

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Which statement best describes Marty on pages 25-26?

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Which statement from pp. 25 through 26 best supports the answer to Part A?

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Writing Prompt

Read the quotation from the end of chapter 3.

“I’m so mad I can’t see. I know I should shut my mouth, but it goes on talking. ‘His name’s Shiloh,’ I say.’”

Explain the significance of this quotation and what it shows about Marty.

Mastery Response

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Key Questions

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  • What plan does Marty come up with? Will his plan work? Why or why not?
  • Describe life in Friendly, West Virginia.
  • What evidence does the author include to show that Judd is hostile to both people and animals?
  • What evidence does the author include to support the conclusion that Marty can't stop thinking about Shiloh?
  • What does the phrase "drive me crazy" mean?

Vocabulary

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infuriate     (v.)

to make someone very angry

dwell     (v.)

to live in a particular place

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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.4.6

RF.4.3

RF.4.4

RL.4.1

RL.4.10

RL.4.4

SL.4.1

W.4.10