T.G.I.F.!! – 3/14/14
1. Check Homework/Bell Ringer
2. Vocabulary Quiz
3. Read “Suzy and Leah” and Complete Plot Diagram
4. Discuss Setting and Unit Theme
5. Reflection
Learning Goal: Effective readers identify how setting
affects characters, plot, and conflicts in order to
better understand text.
Essential Question: How are learners successful?
BELL RINGER
Do your friends have similar
backgrounds to you or
different? Explain.
Three-Way Tie
1. Choose THREE words from you vocabulary
list and arrange them on a triangle.
2. Along the lines of the triangle explain the
relationship between the terms.
3. In the middle of the triangle, summarize
the relationships between all of the
words.
*BONUS: How is a revolution like an “upset”
in a sports game?
Activating Prior Knowledge:
Watch the video to prepare yourself for
our story:
http://vimeo.com/8904819
Let’s Read:
Open your textbook to page
103.
As we read, think about
where you would put each
part of the story on a plot
diagram.
Plot Diagram:
Work with a partner to complete a plot
diagram of our story:
How does setting affect…
1. The characters?
2. The Plot?
3. The Conflicts?
Tie it in:
How does this story relate to our unit
theme? Write one paragraph supporting
your answer:
TS:
S1:
E1:
S2:
E2:
CS:
Reflection:
How could you be a part of a
revolution in your
friendships?