Survival Stories

Lesson 5

Objective

Identify and explain the speaker’s perspective on choices in life by analyzing how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic. 

Compare and contrast the perspective on choices of the speaker in the poem with Miyax from Julie of the Wolves

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

What is the speaker’s perspective on choices in life? Explain. 

Do the speaker of the poem and Miyax from Julie of the Wolves share the same perspective on choices? Defend why or why not using specific examples from each text. 

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Vocabulary

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diverged     (v.)

to split and move out in different directions from a single point

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.5.2 — Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

  • RL.5.5 — Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

  • RL.5.9 — Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

Sprial Standards

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RF.5.3

RF.5.4

RL.5.1

RL.5.10

RL.5.4

SL.5.1

W.5.10