Goals: 1. To build independent and academic reading skills by slowly transitioning from supported to unsupported reading, 2. To use annotation and questioning to engage with a text and discover important points for analysis.
Opener: Fiction Free-write! Make connections between “The Veldt” and other texts you’ve encountered. By “texts,” I mean stories, novels, TV shows, movies, graphic novels, songs, video games, or anything else that asks you to engage with language and a story. Explain how it’s similar and how it’s different.
Handouts in Class: Study Guide and Vocabulary for "The Veldt"
Terms and Vocabulary: see study guide
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. You completed a written opener (see instructions above)
2. We continued annotating and making inferences about "The Veldt"