Express Yourself Lesson Seed 4

Get started with The Cay. First, provide some background information and images that relate to the novel. Then pupils can create double-entry journals. Once that is complete, read the first two chapters, encouraging individuals to record their thinking in their journals, Finally, discuss and journal about a provided statement. The class can use the sample idea organizer or freewrite.

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  • Provides samples of graphic organizers that you can have learners draw on separate sheets of paper

  • Does not include much detail on the background information; you will need to find the related materials on your own