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Lesson plan

Day 5: "To Build a Fire"

teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/2

Day 5: "To Build a Fire"

The purpose of today's lesson is to synthesize the information identified, analyzed, and compared over the past four days' close reading study of the text, "To Build a Fire." Students will explore the idea of theme and its development over the course of the text. Students will do this by completing a writing response after collaboratively developing a graphic organizer. Finally, students will use their graphic organizer, notes, and text to individually complete the writing response with teacher guidance as needed. Special Materials: Student graphic organizer Copies of the anchor text for all students