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 Global Read Aloud 2011


Tuck Everlasting
Welcome to our Reading Class Site for grades 6, 7, 8.

This year we will gain participate in the Global Read Aloud Project 2011 to join thousands of other students enjoying the read-aloud of Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.

Please join us as we ponder the question:

If you had the chance to stay young forever, would you take it? Why or Why not?

Our Schedule:

Tuck's weekly breakdown looks like this:
Week 1 - September 19 - 23: Prologue, Chapters 1-6
Week 2 - September 26 - 30: Chapters 7-13
Week 3 - October 3 - 7: Chapters 14-20
Week 4 - October 10 - 14: Chapters 21-25, Epilogue

Students: Login to Edmodo and join the Student Tuck Everlasting group--
Respond to the Tuck NC to WA group.


Character Traits: Why are they important to the story?  Log in to view: W6    W7   W8

Week of 10/3-10/12/11


Reading and Writing for 10/3 - 10/12: Assignments -- click here.

Reading:
Tuck Everlasting
Strand: Literary Elements:
Setting
Character
Strand: Vocabulary
Strand: Analysis: Cause/Effect

Antarctica
Strand Comprehension: 1)  Main idea/details 2) Summarize
Strand Analysis:  Cause/Effect
Strand Critical Thinking: Generalize
Strand Vocabulary

Resources on Characterization



Project Schedule -- Week 1 and 2 Focus:

Reading

Read: 2.2.3 Setting/ Characters / Plot RHB  Setting 353-359; Character 340,341; 342,342;

Prep: Tuck Everlasting

Have you ever wished you could live forever?

Story Listen: Visualize; Setting; Character


After listening, during Week 2, complete three of these activities:

GRA Menu 


Examples



Group Work

What are the advantages of living forever? What are the disadvantages of living forever? Chart

 

Resources

 

Setting


Adjectives

 

Character

 

Character (RWT)

 

Characterization

 

Traits

 

Character Analysis

 

Character Notes





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