RL 1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support inferences

Today You Will:
RL 1 Cite several pieces of textual
evidence to support inferences drawn
from the text.
RL 3 Analyze how
particular elements of a story interact
L 6 Acquire and use accurately gradeappropriate general academic words.
Today You Will:
1)Analyze the Big Question, “Who sees
the BEST in you?”
2)Take notes on: protagonist, antagonist,
external conflict, internal conflict, plot
development, and making inferences
3)Listen to Little Red Riding Hood then
analyze it using our notes
4) Study Vocabulary before you read
“Thank You Ma’am”
Who sees the BEST in you?
Have you ever gone through
a time when it seemed like
you couldn’t do anything
right? If so, then you know
how important it is to have
someone have faith in you.
When a friend, a family
member, or a teacher
believes you can do better, it
can help you try harder
instead of giving up. They
may see potential, where
others might see a problem.
Create a web of people you know who see the best in
you. Then explain why you have included these
people. In what ways do they show their belief in
Who Sees My
Terms to Know
The main character that has a conflict to solve
Terms to Know
The character that causes the main conflict for the protagonist
Terms to Know
External Conflict-is a character’s struggle against
an outside force. For example, a character may
struggle against nature or against another
Terms to Know
Internal conflict--takes place inside the character.
For example, a character may struggle between
wanting something and knowing that taking it is
Terms to Know
Inference --intelligent guess about something based
on information you already have about it.
Listen to one version of Little Red
Riding Hood. As you listen, complete
the following inference chart:
Detail About Character What I Infer
Ex. Red takes food to her Grandma who
lives on the other side of the forest.
Red must really love her Grandma to risk
walking through the dark forest alone.
Review the chart you created as you
listened. Use the inferences you made
to answer the following question:
• Why does the antagonist treat the protagonist
the way he does? Think of many different
possible reasons. Give details from the story to
support your answer.
Use good 7th grade words to support your answers:
the author stated…so I know…
….because the text says... I can conclude…
For instance, the author used the words…
From the reading I know that…
…An example of this is when the text said…
Identify the Conflict in the Plot
• Using a chart like the one shown, go back through
the story and record examples of internal and
external conflict.
Red has to decide if she should trust the wolf in the
Internal External
Which conflict set the plot in motion?
Big Question: Who sees the BEST in
Is it possible for someone you have just met to
see the best potential in you?
Make connections to Little Red Riding Hood.
How would you rewrite this story with this big
question in mind?
Vocabulary Study
Directions: As your teacher reads each sentence, listen for the boldfaced word. On a
separate sheet of paper, work together to create a word map for the word like the one
shown. Fill in as much information as you can.
By bringing in loads of dirt and working many hours they
transformed the barren lot into a beautiful flourishing garden.
When I saw the woman’s muscular arms and tree-trunk legs I knew
that she was anything but frail.
He had failed me before so it was easy to mistrust him this time too.
To look presentable for the first day of school the young boy
brushed his hair and washed his face.
B. Directions: Based on your discussion of
the boldfaced words and the big question
for “Thank You, M’am,” explain how the
boldfaced words might fit into an essay
about potential.

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