Reading Club G5-6 3-4 small group (01/20-04/28) Wed 6:40-7:40pm CDT -15lessons-Lara-2021Spring

$375.00

Class Time: Wednesday

Class Date: 01/20-04/28

Lessons: 15

Teacher: Ms. Lara

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The Alchemist – 10 Lesson Book Club

Essential Questions:
What is the hero’s journey?
How is this theme seen throughout texts across times?
How does everything in the world conspire to help us achieve our personal legends?
What is the connection between all things in the world?
What is more important: the journey or the destination?
What is my personal legend?

Literary Terms:
Plot
Paradox
Theme
Allusion
Allegory
Symbolism
Anonymous Character
Literary Analysis
Personal Essay
Public Speaking Skills

Reading Schedule
Lesson 1
Read p 1-33
Lesson 2
Read p 34-47
Lesson 3
Read p. 151-65
Lesson 4
Read p. 68-80
Lesson 5
Read p. 80-104
Lesson 6:
Read p. 105-133
Lesson 7
Read p. 134-163
Lesson 8
Socratic Seminar & Outside Source
Homework: First Draft of Literary Analysis
Lesson 9
Peer Edit & Revise Literary Analysis
Homework: Final Draft of Literary Analysis
& “This I Believe” First Draft
Lesson 10
Present “This I Believe” Personal Essay

The Phantom Tollbooth – 5 Lessons

Book Description内容简介

一个乏味*极的下午,觉得一切都了无生趣的男孩米洛,在自己的房间发现一个神奇的收费亭。他开着电动玩具车,驶过收费亭,踏上一趟不可思议的奇妙旅程。
一路上,米洛曾身陷懒散国、误入结论岛,还在词语国锒铛入狱。但他在伙伴闹钟狗和骗**的帮助下,一次次转危为安,还邂逅了“哪个”婆婆、色彩大师、向下长的男孩、十二面体*、噪音医生等有趣的朋友。*,米洛勇敢地前往无知山,去帮助词语国和数字国营救韵律公主和真理公主,但是每前进一步都有恶魔相阻。米洛从朋友们身上学到的东西能帮他战胜这些恶魔吗?

Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth’s gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets such characters as the foolish, yet lovable Humbug, the Mathemagician, and the not-so-wicked andquot; Which, andquot; Faintly Macabre, who gives Milo the andquot; impossibleandquot; mission of returning two princesses to the Kingdom of Wisdom.

Essential Questions:
1. What can people learn from their experiences?
2. What makes places unique and different? How can an author make you feel like you’re experiencing those places?
3. How is conflict built into a story?
4. How does an author develop a character’s personality?

Literary Terms:
Plot
Paradox
Theme
Allusion
Allegory
Symbolism
Anonymous Character
Literary Analysis
Writing Skills
Discussion Skills

Reading Schedule
Lesson 1- Ch 1-3
Read p 1-27
Lesson 2 Ch 4-6
Read p 26-51
Lesson 3 – Ch. 7-10
Read p. 51-79
Lesson 4 – Ch 11-16
Read p. 180-130
Lesson 5 – Ch 17-end
Read p. 130-end
Writing Lesson comparing both books – The Alchemist & The Phantom Tollbooth

About the Author作者简介

Norton Juster is an architect and the author of other highly acclaimed children’s books, including The Dot and the Line, The Hello, Goodbye Window, illustrated by Chris Raschka, which received the Caldecott Medal, and The Odious Ogre, also illustrated by Jules Feiffer.
诺顿·贾斯特(Norton Juster)
美国*儿童文学作家。出身于建筑世家,曾是大学建筑系教授,却作为儿童文学作家闻名于世。贾斯特创作了一系列深受儿童喜爱的作品,其中自己写作并绘制插图的《点与线》被拍成电影,获得过奥斯卡*动画短片奖;与画家ChrisRaschka合作的《神奇的窗子》,获得2006年凯迪克大奖。此外,诺顿·贾斯特还是一名专业美食家。
《小米洛和神奇收费亭》是杰斯特*知名的作品。本书首印于1961年,历经五十年而不衰,已经成为世界儿童文学宝库中不朽的经典,被翻译成多种语言,畅销千万册。在五十年间,小米洛的故事不断被改编成电影、动画、戏剧、话剧、音乐剧和交响乐,在全世界的学校和剧院演出。根据本书改编拍摄的《幻象天堂》被评为“全球*动画片”。
Jules Feiffer is the author and illustrator of two novels for young readers, as well as several acclaimed picture books, including Bark, George and Meanwhile . . . He has won numerous prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays.
朱尔斯·费弗(Jules Feiffer)
美国*漫画家、小说家、剧作家。他的绘画风格独特,作品遍布世界各地的报刊杂志和画册,获奖无数。其中1961年创作的动画短片获奥斯卡奖,1986年获得普利策漫画奖,1995年获得美国艺术文学院奖,2004年获得美国漫画家协会的终身成*奖。

Lesson format:
Engage: Show some sort of video or do a hands on activity that hooks the students into the lesson.
Warm-up: Speaking & Vocabulary Investigation
Journal: Write about a Topic from the Lesson; Brainstorm & Writing Practice
Lesson: Literary Topic Dissected
Group Reading & Analysis
Discussion
Independent Reading & Writing Assignment (to complete at home)
Enrichment Activities – connect literature to modern day & your own life!

 

 

Target students:

Grade 5-6

About the teacher

Ms. Lara has taught English for fifteen years in different countries around the world. After getting her BA in Sociology and Photography at the University of California, San Diego, she worked with students with special needs for several years, trying to understand every kind of learner and diverse modalities of helping students to utilize their strengths and access learning from their own points of view. She has taught in Honduras and Hungary, as well as many kinds of schools around the US. After teaching English, Science, Art, and Music to 2nd, 6th, 10th and 11th grade students in the Caribbean, she came back to the
US, and got her teaching credential at California State Monterey Bay. Following this, she taught at a small high school in Santa Cruz, CA for twelve years, where she instructed 9-12th grade English, Art, Digital Photography, and History as well as Advanced Placement classes for 5 years. In 2012, she took a hiatus to complete a year as a Fulbright exchange teacher in Budapest, where she taught ESL and was an ambassador for the US. She was nominated for Teacher of the Year in 2015, and received a commendation for her work in 2018. She now tutors students in many subjects, while being a student herself, pursuing another degree. She enjoys working with students and learning from them, and finding new ways to communicate and understand the world around us.

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G5, G6

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