Lesson: 3: Plots with More Than One Problem
Students will be able to identify and describe how problems in a story are related to each other.
(I) will explain that many stories have more than one problem and that usually the problems are related. I will chart all the problems in The Story of Noodles and discuss how they are all related. (Example chart is provided.) I will explain that all the problems in The Story of Noodles are centered around the three boys and their playfulness with food.
(We) will read The Seven Chinese Brothers by Margaret Mahy and identify the problems in the story and describe how they are related to one another. (Example is provided.)
(You) will reread Ruby’s Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges and identify the main problems in the book. You will explain how the problems are related to one another. (Independent Practice is provided.)
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