*welling: rise to the surface and spill or be about to spill.: "tears were beginning to well in her eyes". Synonyms: flowing, spilling, streaming
__________________________________________________________________ Objective: Students will predict the outcome of Helen on Eighty-Sixth Street by developing a claim and supporting it with textual evidence and a warrant.
__________________________________________________________________ Now that we have studied the allusions...
Time to start reading.
Partner 1 read the left hand column.
Answer this question together in your notes: How does reading the A Closer Look feature help you understand the content of this paragraph about Troy?
Partner 2 read the right hand column ending on page 107 at "even if the relationship wasn't."
Answer these questions individually in your notes: 1. With your understanding of the epic poem, The Odyssey, how do you think this story will end with regard to her father? Do you think he will come back? Or not? Explain why. Reference The Odyssey in your response.
2. Also, based on your understanding of The Odyssey, who could Mr. Farfel represent?
__________________________________________________________________ Partner 1 read the section starting at "At school, Helen McGuire was acting..." ending at "I hate the way he's beginning to come around all the time."
Write an Objective Summary for this section in 2 sentences.
Share out __________________________________________________________________ Partner 2read from "When I get back from rehearsal..." to "I wish you could come to the play."
*Reread the last two paragraphs on the left column and the first paragraph on the right column. Then answer these questions.
1. Why does she write to her father? 2. Why does she write what she is doing rather than how she is feeling? 3. In what ways do the letters help her?
Share out __________________________________________________________________ Partner 1read from "Old Farfel is going to a convention in Atlanta," to "I can almost imagine a tiny altar and the ceremonies that were performed there." __________________________________________________________________ Closing Question
Based on what we have read so far, predict what you believe will take place during the rest of the text? Directly quote to support your prediction. Develop a claim, have textual evidence, and a warrant.