Lesson 4 & (part of) 5 - Wonder (Annotating the blurb/chase the…
Lesson 4 & (part of) 5 - Wonder
Skyfall activity (15 mins)
write down bullets on WONDER
talk about a word
write links of infrence to novel
Reading of Chapter 1(20-2.50) (5 - 20 mins)
Annotating the blurb/chase the teacher (20 - 40 mins)
Beat Mr Morris!
They have to give implicit or Explicit meaning of the text
JDCM to annotate
only constraint; ball to be thrown before talking!
Ask students to note down their work
Why does August say that he is not an ordinary kid? Use textual evidence (20 - 70 mins)
then answer question using backed up examples
students to mind map
Chapter 1 analysis (10 - 50)
Ask the class - all discussion
What is ordinary about August?
How we know that he’s different?
The novel is written in the first person. Consider why this narrative voice is effective.
Why is it important for a character like Auggie?
He directly addresses the reader in the last line ‘whatever you’re thinking’ – what effect does this have?
plenary (12 - 82 mins)
did they agree with their peers?
note any further inference on their partner's suggestions
play 'Martin' before end of the class