Goals: To embed evidence from the text (quotes) gracefully into sentences that explain their significance; to use direct evidence from a text to support an analysis of theme
Opener: Below is the same list of big ideas that show up in Lord of the Flies as yesterday. Review your notes on theme from yesterday. The, either using the same idea from yesterday or starting in on a new one, write a paragraph describing a theme in Lord of the Flies involving this idea. Include some evidence from the text that helps the reader know what in the text makes you think this is a theme.
Handouts in Class: Lord of the Flies 7-9 quotes and themes worksheet
Terms and Vocabulary: See notes
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. We watched some videos, took notes on, and discussed how to embed quotes
2. We began making statements about theme using support from the text