Howland – ELA – Analyzing Character part 2 – 4/15

Teacher: Howland (ahowland@hps.holyoke.ma.us)

Assignment:

Happy Wednesday Everyone! I’m so excited it’s such a nice day out today.

Today I have an ELA assignment. This assignment is designed for students who come with me to my room for ELA. However, if you feel like you would like some extra ELA practice everyone is welcome to do the assignment and submit it to me.

Today’s lesson will look somewhat similar to last week’s lesson. We are reading the same story and we are still focused on character. What’s different is that today we’re focusing on Chandra not Janie.

Our learning goal today is to read the text “Rightly Unfair” and analyze the kind of person that Chandra is. I want you to focus on two things while doing the reading today. First what importat character traits do we know Chandra has, and second what kind of person does Janie think she is? We are doing this by making inferences and supporting ideas using text evidence. To do this we will be using our close reading strategy of annotation.

DIRECTIONS

  1. Read the story. Underline or write down any words you don’t understand.
  2. Reread the story. Remember reading a text more than once is one of our close reading strategies. Fill in the graphic organizer with your references and key details. Please name your graphic organizer with your name and make sure you have shared it with ahowland@hps.holyoke.ma.us so I can give you feedback
  3. Write a paragraph. Based on the text “Rightly Unfair”, write a paragraph ( 5-7 sentences) that describes Chandra’s personality. Is the kind of person Chandra is different from what Janie thinks she is like at the beginning of the story? How do you know? Use details from the text to support your answer. You can type your answer here.

 

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