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Day 2: "The Legend of Keesh"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4/3
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4/4
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4/7
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This lesson focuses on tracking changes in character relationships by focusing on key events. The day starts with a shared reading of the text, with a possible scaffold of students acting out key events. As a class and in partnerships, students then answer text-dependent questions, which explore Keesh's culture and his changing status within the village. The focus question task should be completed independently. Special Materials: Students should have access to the student guided notes sheet and copies of the anchor text.
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