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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Wednesday's Class - Review for "The Scarlet Ibis"

Do Now - Copy
Entry Title:  Plot Structure for "The Scarlet Ibis"

Protagonist: Brother              Antagonist:  Doodle
Setting:  Time:  1912-1918    Place: North Carolina
Conflict: Brother must overcome his shame of having an invalid for a brother.
Rising Action:
Turning Point:  Brother shows the family how Doodle can walk.
Falling Action: 
Resolution:  Brother discovers Doodle has died as a result of his neglect.
Lesson Protagonist Learned:  Brother learns that Doodle's death was not a result of his neglect.
Theme: Adults must be careful not to allow children be healthcare givers to other children.

  1. Do Now - Plot Structure for "The Scarlet Ibis"
  2. HW Check - Plot Structure Diagram for "The Scarlet Ibis"
  3. Correct your HW
  4. EQ: Can you recall the events of the short story, "The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst?
  5. Mini-lesson: Introduce directions for review packet.
  6. Guided Practice: Working in pairs or independently, students will comeplete the review packet which is due Monday.
  7. HW - Finish the review packet.
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