Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Setting Presentations - Section 2: Setting Presentations


In a word, yes.  Though no student actually uttered "The Garden of Eden," a few used the term "paradise" to describe their scenes.  I did not probe much further beyond what students presented, in that I have designed this unit so that with my student drawings now adorning the classroom wall, we will be able to circle back to them when we reach the final chapter of the book, which essentially mirrors chapter one.  At that time, it should be very exciting to witness my students assemble the pieces of how the setting functions in both chapters.


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Setting Presentations

Unit 7: Of Mice and Men Part I
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: SWBAT present their depictions of setting in the first chapter of Of Mice and Men and analyze what might be inferred as a result.

Big Idea: Students discover that setting might be saying something . . .

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English / Language Arts, Reading, Reading Fluency, Vocabulary, presentation, setting, character analysis
  70 minutes
sample student setting chapter one
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