Lesson plan

Day 5: "The Gift of the Magi"

teaches Common Core State Standards RL.9-10.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/9-10/2

Day 5: "The Gift of the Magi"

This lesson focuses on how the theme emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details. Students should be able to locate these specific details and provide an objective summary of the text. The day's lesson begins with students independently rereading and annotating the text. The objective summary captures students' thinking as they explore the focus question. Special Materials: Student guided notes sheet Copies of the anchor text for each student