Reflection: Exit Tickets Analyzing How the Protagonist Deals with Traumatic Challenges - Section 4: Wrap Up


I used this formative assessment of their literary logs as an exit ticket.  before they leave I wanted to have them demonstrate their understanding of the event and its impact on the protagonist.  I was impressed by my students' responses. The sample work that I included illustrates how this students correctly analyzed the event with text dependent evidence.  I will use this organizer in future lessons to help my students dive deeper into the complexity of a character actions and thoughts.  I'd like to hear any other methods you've used for this purpose.

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Analyzing How the Protagonist Deals with Traumatic Challenges

Unit 12: Fiction Novel: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Lesson 10 of 12

Objective: SWBAT cite evidence from the text in order to examine character development by completing a literary log on the traumatic events in Junior's life.

Big Idea: How does Junior deal with the many traumatic expereinces in his life?

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