Reflection: Adjustments to Practice The Chinese Brothers....Five or Seven? - Section 1: Warm Up

 

It was a honest idea to introduce The Great Wall of China before reading the second book, The Seven Chinese Brothers, but the fact is- not necessary.  The interest the kids took in the Great Wall was wonderful, but unfortunately, it took away valuable instruction time.  We went off on such a tangent that I made promises to research the Great Wall and get back to them (of course, that's something THEY will be doing) just to get the lesson back on track.

Seeing their genuine interest is a super thing and indicates that the subject would make an engaging separate lesson.  However, they didn't need an understanding of the Great Wall to comprehend this activity, and I ended up rushing needlessly.

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The Chinese Brothers....Five or Seven?

Unit 13: Comparison City
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: TSWBAT compare and contrast similar literary texts, identify themes, and write a combined summary.

Big Idea: What's so special about these twelve guys?

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