Monday - Review reading questions from the beginning of The Old Man and the Sea. Looking at life's essentials and how our lives compare to that of Santiago's. Group work and class discussion. Pass out viewing guide for our paired movie, The Pursuit of Happyness.
Tuesday/Wednesday - Read at the beginning of class. Pass out reading quotation worksheet for pages 40-90. The reading and questions will be due next Monday. Pass out vocabulary words and go through each. Students will be given an organizer. What makes a hero discussion. Is Santiago a hero? Discuss.
Thursday - DO NOW: How do we know the age of Santiago? Read. Characterization work with a partner. Looking up quotations from the book that support their character's descriptions. Share out. Continue watching movie.
Friday - Article of the week. Reminder: reading and questions are due on Monday!