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Lesson 3.1 3.2 (1) Tangerine

Lesson 3.1 & 3.2
Today in class, I will…
Preview the main ideas and vocabulary for Unit
Identify something you know, something you
are unsure about, and something you don’t
Make inferences and predictions about the
author’s purpose.
Use the Think-Pair-Share strategy to
answer the essential questions.
What is the relationship between choices
and consequences?
What makes a great leader?
Individually, skim and scan Unit 3 on
pages 163-244. What topics do you
already know about, unsure about, and
don’t know anything about in Unit 3?
Each student will receive three post-its.
Title the post-its: Know, Unsure, Don’t
Know and place them on the correct spot
on the poster.
Under vocabulary tab in your binder place
your word wall handout, and write the
following definition.
Imagery: the use of descriptive or
figurative language to create word pictures.
Motif: a recurring element, image, or idea
that has symbolic significance in a work of
Imagery Clip
Imagery Rap
Examine the tangerine in your group and
document the appearance, smell, feel, and
taste on page 167.
Simile: comparison of two unlike things
using the words like or as.
Metaphor: comparison of two unlike things
not using the words like or as.
Create a simile and a metaphor about the
tangerine using the sentences starters on
page 167.
Write your simile or metaphor on the
sentence strip provided and draw a
picture or symbol to visually represent the
Example: Peeling a tangerine is like opening
a gift box of surprises.
Example: Peeling a tangerine is a roller
coaster of sensory delights.
Examine carefully the design, color,
images, and text on the front and back
cover of the novel, Tangerine.
Take notes on the graphic organizer on
page 168.
Which aspect of the book cover helped you
make predictions and inferences?
Did the images or text generate more
Are the images important in terms of
marketing and selling the book?
How is the actual tangerine similar and
different from the book cover?