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Unit 2 Lesson 9

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erika steinger

on 1 October 2014

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Transcript of Unit 2 Lesson 9

Unit 2 Lesson 9
Chunk 1
Mom lost everything in China, so she moved to America
Mom believes in "the American dream"
Forces daughter into activities
Daughter strives to be a prodigy
Daughter believes that if she is perfect then her parents will adore her
Western Culture
What images of Western culture does the narrator invoke in this passage?

-floating on tiptoes
-crying with holy indignity
-stepping from her pumpkin carriage
Group Discussion
Get your Springboard book

Copy down the EQs

Answer the following question in your book.
Has a parent or guardian ever pushed you into doing something that you weren't really interested in? Explain. If not, explain why you think some adults do try to force kids into activities.
During Reading
Popcorn Reading

Look for evidence of a shift in the narrator's perspective

Generate questions

Annotate and circle unfamiliar words
Accountable Talk
Discuss your responses to the do now


Track your classmate
What does this suggest about her cultural identity?
Discussion leader will take notes
Discussion director is in charge of facilitating the discussion- make sure to keep it flowing!
Wednesday, October 1
Exit Slip
Answer the Lesson EQs:

How is conflict central to the development of the story?

How can a parent's influence affect the development of a child?
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