Objective: I can cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. (RI11-12.1). Agenda:
Entry Task: Cut and paste the map of Alaska into your journal AFTER your 5 vocabulary pages and Into the Wild vs. “To Build a Fire” notes.
Teacher will call on students to read the 4 criteria for each section of the Journal Rubric
Highlight any key components to earning a 4; check off anything you have already done
Pre-Reading: Review your prediction after reading the Author’s Note; as we listen to Ch. 1 consider whether or not your inference about the text was correct.
Define inference based on the video
Follow along to Ch. 1 “The Alaska Interior” (9:53) p. 3-7
Post-Reading: Discuss what you infer about McCandless (Alex) based on his interaction with Galien.
Add to your initial prediction based on the reading and our discussion.
Review the rubric and accomplish one of the following from Chapter 1:
Find 1 of the vocabulary words from throughout the book (focusing on words you struggle with), copy the sentence and page number, highlight the word, then write your own sentence using the word correctly.
Find a quotes from your reading that is thought-provoking and write a thoughtful reaction filling the page with your thoughts and ideas. Images included enhance the ideas.
Exit Task: Look back at your rubric and tally for either the vocabulary word or quote you found in order to keep track of what you have accomplished so far. Fold the rubric in ½ and use it as a bookmark in your journal, so you can reference it frequently.