Reflection: Perseverance How does Magwich's Return Affect our Theme Statements? - Section 2: Popcorn Reading


It's two days before winter break. I can already see their eyes glazing over, as they dream about sugar plums and alarm-free mornings. Magwich and Ms. McHugh are low on their current priority lists. They are working with me, for which I am so grateful, but I didn't get the usual reaction to the convicts return. This is often a fun chapter to read together because Magwich's appearance and secret are so surprising, but the overall reaction was lackluster. I am hoping to rekindle some enthusiasm after the holidays.

  Vacation trumps Magwich
  Perseverance: Vacation trumps Magwich
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How does Magwich's Return Affect our Theme Statements?

Unit 4: Great Expectations: Extending Knowledge
Lesson 5 of 7

Objective: SWBAT determine a theme of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of a text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details, by reading and analyzing two consecutive chapters in Great Expectations.

Big Idea: Miss Havisham v. Magwich: what does this match-up reveal about theme?

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