Week of 1/14/19 “Aaron’s Gift,” NWEA Reading, Half Day Friday

This week, we will finish the story “Aaron’s Gift” by Myron Levoy.    Students have been working on writing down choices made by the characters , or W.A.L.T.R. (their Words, Actions, Looks, Thoughts, and Reactions).  Feel free to use these charts to help figure out a theme, or to support one. These details should help point students toward the theme in the story.  

Students have been keeping track of major events on a plot diagram:

They have also tracked the characters’ choices and how those choices pointed to several student-suggested themes:

We will have a half-day on Friday, January 18th, and no school on January 21st.  Look for extra credit on Martin Luther King Jr. Day!


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