Students will use textual evidence to support their claim on the power of literacy through the point of view of the narrator.
California Common Core Standards:
R 1. Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
R 2. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
R 3. Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
R 6. Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.
Choose one of the words listed below:
Mangle - Vigilante - Vitality - Famish - Loathing - Lucidity - Extradite
We will share our examples after 7 minutes. Do not throw away your piece of paper after this activity is over because we will be using it taking notes and complete other activities later in today's lesson.
Brutalities- Great cruelty
The students were shocked when they heard about the brutalities that occurred in World War II during their history class.
Recall your opinion on offering education to prisoners...
THINK: Has this video (or anything else) changed your mind about prisoners receiving a college degree in prison? Why or why not?
PAIR: Who deserves access to education?
SHARE: How could an education benefit a prisoner?
In the essay “Coming into Language,” what conclusion can be drawn about Jimmy Santiago Baca’s point of view regarding literacy? Support your answer with evidence from the text.
Work with your table partner and create a "Before and After" chart.
On the left side, write at least 3 examples of how Baca was before he learned how to read and write.
You will have 7 minutes to complete this activity. If you finish early, please quietly discuss the guided question above.
Baca uses a lot of figurative language to explain his story.
Choose one of Baca's descriptive sentences below and explain what it means:
After you have translated Baca's sentence, use the Paper 53 app on your iPad to draw an image that interprets one of Baca's descriptive sentences.