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AIM: How can we examine the theme of loneliness? DO NOW: How has the idea of loneliness played a role in this novel? Homework: Finish editing the TDEC.

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1 AIM: How can we examine the theme of loneliness? DO NOW: How has the idea of loneliness played a role in this novel? Homework: Finish editing the TDEC paragraph we begin in class today Read through page 39 and complete Chapter 3 questions.

2 Let’s discuss… -Why did the mother return the ham? -How has the boy’s role changed? -What was the boy hoping to find outside? What did he find? How did this impact him?

3 TDEC One hymn the boy’s mother often sings has the lines: “You gotta walk that lonesome valley. You gotta walk it by yourself. Ain’t nobody else gotta walk it for you.” How does this relate to this family? ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________

4 Summary What does the mother mean when she states, “Don’t be all hope child”. ?

5 AIM: How can we analyze the internal and external conflicts the boy faces? DO NOW: Create a scenario (a situation) in which a person may have to face both an internal and external conflict. Ex: You want to see your cousin who lives upstate but you only have 2 days. The weather is bad and you may get snowed in. Should you go? Homework: Finish TDEC paragraph. Vocabulary Unit 3 due Thursday.

6 Pages How did the boy feel about taking the cake to his father? How was he treated by the guard? What conflicts did he face both in and out of the jail?

7 TDEC time… TS: The author uses conflict in these pages to describe the feelings and treatment of both the boy and his father.

8 10/24-AIM: How has faith played a significant role in chapters 1-5? DO NOW: Explain why the father asks to never see the boy again. Homework: Complete the chart from today. Vocabulary Unit 3 due Thursday.

9 Chapter 5 Pre-Reading discussion What is faith? How has the family’s faith been tested? Would you characterize this family as a family that has strong faith? Justify your answer.

10 Faith Let’s take notes He keeps searching for Sounder when he is lost and has faith the dog will return; in a like manner, he keeps searching for his father when his whereabouts are unknown and has faith that he also will return. The boy also believes there is a better life than the one in the run-down shanty, and he hopes to someday find it. Like the boy, Sounder possesses the key “human” ingredients of faith, loyalty, dignity, courage, and love. He first shows his loyalty when he tries to attack the sheriff, who is arresting his master; when the boy tries to hold Sounder back, as ordered by the deputy, the dog has the courage to break loose and follow the wagon that is carrying Father away. For his faithfulness, he is shot. With dignity, he pulls himself out of the bloody dirt and goes away into the woods to heal himself. Love for his master helps him to heal and find his way back home; however, when he finds that Father is still not present, he loyally and listlessly waits for his return.

11 Character who demonstrated faith DetailExample from text Mother Boy Sounder

12 10/25-AIM: How can we examine how the boy has changed in the novel? DO NOW: Recall the description of Sounder in Chapter 1. How was he characterized? Use details from the chapter in your answer. Homework: Create flashcards or a study sheet for Unit 3 words. Bring your vocabulary book.

13 Vocabulary Unit 3 Review Look over the words…do you need any of them pronounced? Please open your vocabulary books to page 37. Let’s go up and down the rows reading the answers aloud.

14 Chapter 6 Boy Change 1 Change 2 Change 3 Make a statement about the boy after reading your chart. TS:

15 Notes… The boy can no longer remember his age but knows he lived … The boy looks to the Bible and discusses journeys… Sounder’s return and the condition he returns in foreshadows…

16 AIM: How can we relate two non-fiction pieces to our reading of Sounder? DO NOW (5 minutes): Read the article about Lady Gaga. On the back of the handout summarize what you read. Make sure to answer the 5ws. Who? What? When? Where? Why? Homework: Answer the cruelty passage questions. Read pages

17 Vocabulary quiz- please clear your desks with the exception of your vocabulary book and a writing utensil

18 Label the back of your quiz as follows: 23._____________ 3.______________ 8.______________ 4.______________ 14._____________

19 Unit 3 Vocabulary On the back of your quiz copy your answers to the following questions from your vocabulary book: Choosing the Right Word: 23 Synonyms: 3 &8 Complete the Sentence: 4 & 14

20 SSR Finish the vocab quiz…Start reading the cruelty passage. Go slow and do your best!

21 Vocabulary In Context What are context clues? Let’s apply our knowledge of context clues to define the underlined words together. 1.Each morning the kids pack their backpacks so they are ready for a long day a l’ecole. 2.I prefer eating dinner at my maison rather than out because I like my mama’s cooking.

22 What is the passage about?

23 Summary & Connections How do today’s Do Now and the cruelty passage connect to our reading? Who is the bully and who is being bullied in our novel? Homework Reminder: Answer the questions on the cruelty passage handout. Read pages


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