Presentation on theme: "The Scholarship Jacket Pages 217 - 223. What stands in the way of your dreams? With a partner, consider a common goal such as going to college or getting."— Presentation transcript:
The Scholarship Jacket Pages 217 - 223
What stands in the way of your dreams? With a partner, consider a common goal such as going to college or getting car. What could interfere with that goal? What are ways you might overcome the obstacle?
Guided Reading Handout Skill focus Point of view Inferences Conflict Key idea obstacles Response to literature with textual evidence Main character/minor character Drawing conclusions
Background information In this story, the narrators father is a farm laborer who couldnt earn enough money to feed eight children. So, the narrator lives with her grandfather. Farm laborers struggle with difficult working conditions, living conditions, and low wages.
Making Predictions Read the title and view the art on page 219. What does the word scholarship mean? What does the word scholar mean?
As you read…. Work on the guided reading questions. Be sure to answer the question completely; when appropriate prove your answer with evidence from the text.