Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Identifying and Understanding Theme in "Nadia the Willful"

What lesson does Tarik learn in "Nadia the Willful"? Could this be a clue to the theme of the story?

 Today's Learning Objective   Identify and Understand the theme of a story

Identifying and Understanding Theme in "Nadia the Willful"  Today will finish reading the short story "Nadia the Willful" (starting on pg. 72 of our Language of Literature textbooks) and the work together to identify possible themes. You can still find the assignment Nadia the Willful - Characters and Theme in your Language Arts folders. 

Additionally, we will closely examine two suggested themes of the story, which can essentially be considered two different claims. We will select the the claim that best fits our understanding of the story's theme and provide evidence from the story to support our ideas. You can find the assignment Nadia the Willful - Understanding Theme in your Language Arts folders. 

Homework  (1.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and make a digital Reading Log entry using your new Reading Log for Quarter 2.  (2.) Complete the Nadia the Willful - Characters and Theme and Nadia the Willful - Understanding Theme assignments. Both are dueFriday, October October 24