Words of the Wiser Signpost - Aug 15, 2018
Clear Target: I can recognize the author's theme.
Warm up: Write your responses in complete sentences. If you don't have your notebook yet, write it on a piece of paper that can go into your notebook when you get it.
1. Have you ever sought advice from a person that is older and wiser than you?
2. Why do you trust this advice?
Today, we are going to be using the short story, Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan. to introduce a signpost of reading that we want you to pay attention to while you read any piece of fiction. You will get paper copies of the story, and once we are done with it, you will tape it into your journals for safe keeping and continued reference.
Exit ticket: Write your response in several, complete sentences. How can important conversations with older, wiser people help to reveal themes within a text?