Let’s Finish The Alchemist!


  • ELAGSE9-10RL4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone.) Georgia ELA
  • ELAGSE9-10RL6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature. Georgia ELA
  • ELAGSE9-10RL2 Determine a theme or central idea of text and closely analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. Georgia ELA

Learning Target
I can complete my hero’s journey map and story summary so that I can share my ideas with my  classmates.

Opening Session
Reading quiz! This quiz is over the reading you did yesterday, from page 127-153.

Work Session
my hero’s journey map and story worksheet continued (finish coloring map, revise summary if needed, boxes 7-8)

Present maps and summaries of stories to the class.

Closing Session
Continue your reading of The Alchemist to the end of the book!

Formative (quiz, class discussion, maps and summaries presentations)

Process, scaffolding, graphic organizer, map choice, summary framework.

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