Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Seeing "Literally" and "Figuratively" - Section 1: Literally/Figuratively


As we began this lesson, we discussed what literal and figurative meant.  For some of my struggling students, “seeing” figuratively was a difficult concept, since more often than not, the interpret most of my questions literally.  When students got in their small groups in the next step, I helped talk them through their thought process to locate examples.

  Struggling Students
  Staircase of Complexity: Struggling Students
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Seeing "Literally" and "Figuratively"

Unit 9: Tangerine - Novel
Lesson 17 of 19

Objective: SWBAT explain and support the significance of "seeing" in the class novel using textual evidence and relevant examples.

Big Idea: Do people only "see" with their eyes?

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English / Language Arts, conflict, novel, questioning
  85 minutes
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