Listened to Chp 1-2
Read Chapter 3-10
Quiz over 1-7
Chp 3 The Compromise
Annotations for each chapter
Discussion of themes, symbolism, characters, events
Semi-colon/Comma SWAT game!
-Direct characterization – “his left arm was somewhat shorter than his right...”
-Indirect Characterization – Calpurnia takes the children to her church where she interacts with other people. We learn she has good standing in the community and is well respected from her interactions.
Jean Louis Finch – “Scout”
-The story’s narrator
-Scout is six when the story begins
-She is naturally curious about life
-Scout’s older brother
-Looks up to his father Atticus
-Usually looks out for Scout but the typical older brother at times
-Matures as the story progresses
-Father of Scout and Jem
-A highly-respected attorney by profession
-Instills good values and morals in his children
-Typical southern gentleman
-The Finch’s black housekeeper and nanny
-A positive influence on the children
Mini-lesson: Author’s Style--Narrative Technique
Lee keeps the Radley place in in the reader’s memory even though the summer games have ended. Why do you think she does this? The last line of the chapter is: “Atticus was right” (Lee). What was he right about?
Mini-lesson: Main Idea & Supporting Details workshop:
Focus on: claims, evidence, topic, data:
● PP of explanation
● Students are put into groups and given sample sentences: have them determine evidence, data
● Give them example paragraphs and have them locate/state claims, evidence, topic, data.
Mini-lesson: Semicolon and colon