Goals: To apply our new knowledge about plot elements to a short story to create a plot diagram. To analyze effect of various literary elements in a short story. To begin preparing for our next writing assignment by gathering and analyzing evidence.
1) "Rikki-Tikki Tavi"
Watch this clip before reading the story:
Cobra vs Mongoose
Focus on these elements:
Also, identify character traits that make Rikki successful.
2) Plot Formative Assessment
3) Character Traits Chart to prepare for writing assignment
Finish character trait chart and bring next class period. The story is available IN this blog OR you may ask to check out a book.