Getting the Gist and Determining Word Meaning: Paragraphs 20–22 of Steve Jobs’ Commencement Address (Lesson 11)

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In preparation for the unit exam, groups employ the strategies they have been practicing to formulate an interpretative claim about the connections between Christopher Paul Curtis' Bud, Not Buddy, and Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford University commencement address. The activity concludes with groups sharing what they have learned about the process.

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Classroom Considerations

  • The eleventh in a 12-lesson unit using Bud, Not Buddy as the core text
  • The lessons are designed to be used in order
Pros

  • The final discussion offers readers an opportunity to prepare for and ask questions in preparation for the exam
  • The packet includes a detailed plan, worksheets, and an answer key
Cons

  • None
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