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Water By Linda Sue Park
Agree or Disagree ______1. Mankind is basically good. � ______ 2. Government should solve its people’s problems. � ______ 3. Force may be needed to get things done. � ______ 4. Government’s most important job is to protect its people. � ______ 5. A leader is born, not made. � ______ 6. Man will behave badly without laws. � ______ 7. A government’s job is to help its people when they can’t help � themselves. ______ 8. Man must care for himself first before he can help others. � ______ 9. When a government is corrupt, people must rebel. � ______ 10. Government’s job is to make laws, & make people obey them. � ______ 11. War is a necessary evil. � ______ 12. The differences between right and wrong are very clear. � ______ 13. Character is born of adversity. � ______ 14. Without war there is no peace. � ______ 15. All is fair in war. � ______ 16. Water is our most precious resource. � ______17. Hope is our most precious resource. �
Nature vs. NURTURE
Where are we?
Creating a Reference Map �Lab the countries of Africa. �Highlight Sudan �*You should notice something “wrong” with your map
Building Background Knowledge about Sudan When did Sudan split into two countries? 2. Why did Sudan split into two countries? ¿Cuándo Sudán dividido en dos países? ¿Por qué Sudán dividido en dos países? 1.
Research Websites for Key Questions � http: //www. rgs. org/Our. Work/Schools/Teaching+res ources/Key+Stage+3+resources/Africa+A+continen t+of+contrasts/Conflict+in+Sudan. htm � http: //www. unitedhumanrights. org/genocide/genoci de-in-sudan. htm � https: //www. dosomething. org/tipsandtools/11 -factsabout-darfur Websites for Self-Directed Research � http: //www. our-africa. org/sudan � http: //www. washingtonpost. com/wpsrv/world/interactives/sudan/
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �droned �“The teacher droned on with a lesson about the Arabic language. ” �v. to speak in a boring way, usually for a long time
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �Dinka �“Salva spoke the language of his Dinka tribe at home. ”
Chapter 1 – Vocabulary �Arabic �“But in school he learned Arabic, the official language of the Sudanese government far away to the north. ” �N. the main language of North Africa and the Middle East
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �guinea hen & grouse
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �aimless �“… the boys’ aimless play halted and there was suddenly a lot of work to do. ” �Not having a clear purpose or reason
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �Muslim – someone whose religion is Islam �Islam – a religion started by Muhammad and whose holy book is the Koran
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �dress �“Others helped clean and dress the animal. ” �v. to prepare for cooking
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �bush �“Stay away from the villages - run into the bush. ” �n. a large uncleared area thickly covered with mixed plant growth, trees, etc. , as a jungle.
Chapter 1 - Vocabulary �rebels �“He knew the rebels from the southern part of Sudan, where his family lived, were fighting against the government, which was based in the north. ” �someone who opposes or fights against people in authority (people in control)
Text Comparison Narrative 1(Orange) Year Location Main “Character” Setting Description Plot Summary (What is happening) Narrative 2 (Black)
Text Comparison Narrative 1(Orange) Year Location Main “Character” 2008 Setting Description Dusty, thorns, hot Plot Summary (What is happening) Nya is carrying an empty container. It is going to take her half of the morning to reach her destination. Southern Sudan Nya Narrative 2 (Black)
Text Comparison Narrative 1(Orange) Narrative 2 (Black) Year Location Main “Character” 2008 1985 Southern Sudan Setting Description Dusty, thorns, hot Plot Summary (What is happening) Nya is carrying an empty container. It is going to take her half of the morning to reach her destination. Nya
Text Comparison Narrative 1(Orange) Narrative 2 (Black) Year Location Main “Character” 2008 1985 Southern Sudan Nya Salva Setting Description Dusty, thorns, hot School Plot Summary (What is happening) Nya is carrying an empty container. It is going to take her half of the morning to reach her destination. Salva is in school daydreaming. Then gun shots are heard outside. The teacher tells the students to run into the bush (away from home). The rebels are fighting against the government because they do not want to be forced to practice
Homework �Brochure projects must be emailed to Ms. Gelz by 9 pm tonight. �OR �Print the project and bring it to class on Tuesday. �LAB 200 will be open after school today.
Chapter 1 Analysis & Reflection 1. Describe Salva’s family and home life. In what ways is his life SIMILAR and DIFFERENT from your own? 2. What are the issues for which the rebels are fighting the government? What does it mean for Sudan to become Muslim? 3. Why does the teacher urge them to “run into the bush. ”
Chapter 2 - Vocabulary �Veered �“Over-head, a jet plane veered away like a sleek evil bird. ” �Verb - changed direction
Chapter 2 – Vocabulary �mortars �“The village men were forced to carry supplies: guns and mortars, shells, radio equipment. ” �noun - a portable cannon used to fire shells
Chapter 2 Analysis & Reflection 2008: Nya 1. Based on the text, predict what Nya is wearing. (Her outfit) What clues from the text did you use? 1985: Salva 2. What three questions occupy Salva’s thoughts? Attempt to answer Salva’s questions. 3. What do the rebels want from the villagers? (Why do they separate them? ) 4. Why does Salva consider himself a man? How do the rebels respond to this? 5. Why might the other member of his tribe have
Southern Sudan – Dinka Tribe: 2013 http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=0 uu 6 tuw. G 5 a 8 � What language is the documentary subtitled in? Why?
Homework �Turn in Project Rubric �Finish Reading chapter 2 Remember! It is better to turn a project in late than to accept a zero.
Chapter 3 - Vocabulary �Use Longman dictionary to look up the following words from chapter 3: ◦ ◦ ◦ sludge caw gourd haunches artillery As you read chapter 3, record the sentences each vocabulary word is used in.
Chapter 3 - Vocabulary �Use Longman dictionary to look up the following words from chapter 3: ◦ sludge – mud, under water ◦ caw – sounds made by a birds ◦ gourd – vegetable that is often used as a container ◦ haunches - ◦ artillery - weapons As you read chapter 3, record the sentences each vocabulary word is used in.
Chapter 3 Analysis and Reflection 1. Describe the setting of the pond. 2. What is the history between the Nuers and the Dinka tribe? Why is Salva insulted to be called an orphan? Why must the old woman move on? Why can’t she take Salva along? How do tribes tell themselves apart from one another? 3. 4. 5. 6.
Homework �Book club meeting & quiz tomorrow. �Lab 200 will be open today after school and tomorrow until 4 pm. �Passes are available on Ms. Gelz’s desk. �Do you need to go to the lab to work on your Competitive Sports Essay?
Parts of Speech � http: //www. brainpop. com/english/grammar/partsofspeech/preview. w eml � http: //www. english-grammar-revolution. com/parts-of-speech. html
Chapter 4 - Vocabulary �meal (page 20) NOUN �terrain (page 22) NOUN �hollow (page 23) ADJECTIVE �abruptly (page 24) ADVERD Definition & Part of Speech Sentence from Text Word Non-Example Original Sentence OR Illustration
Chapter 4 Analysis �Why doesn’t the new group want to take Salva with them? �Why do they end up taking him with?
Chapter 5 10 -27 -14 Objective: Students will use a table to analyze the contrasting points of view included in a text. (CCSS RL. 7. 6. )
Chapter 5 - Vocabulary �gingerly �“It was worth it, Salva thought as he touched his eye gingerly. ” �(adverb) if you move gingerly, or touch something gingerly, you do it in a slow careful way, because you are afraid it will be dangerous or painful
Chapter 5 - Vocabulary �luscious �“Nothing had ever tasted so good as those pieces of honeycomb dripping with rich, luscious gold sweetness. ” �(adjective) extremely good to eat or drink
Chapter 5 - Vocabulary �strides �“When they walked side by side, their strides were exactly the same length. ” �(noun) the steps you make while you are walking
Brainstorm �Why might the author have chosen to include two different story lines? �Why would she select these two people?
Point of View Nya Salva Year Tribe View on Opposing Tribe Text Evidence (quote) On page ____ the author states, “ “ This demonstrates how…
Point of View Nya 1985 Year Tribe View on Opposing Tribe Text Evidence (quote) Salva (page 16) Dinka On page ____ the author states, “ “ This demonstrates how…
Point of View Nya 1985 Year Tribe View on Opposing Tribe Text Evidence (quote) Salva (page 16) Dinka Dislikes the Nuers Knows the tribes have always fought over control of water. On page ____ the author states, “ “ This demonstrates how… On page 16 when Salva meets the old woman the text states, “he was glad that she was not Nuer…no one was sure where Nuer land ended and Dinka land began, so each tribe lay claim to the areas richest in water. “ This demonstrates how Salva feels more comfortable with his own tribe because he understands the negative relationship the two tribes
Point of View Nya Year Tribe View on Opposing Tribe Salva 2008 1985 Nuer Dinka -Thinks the Dinka tribe is violent. Dislikes the Nuers -Dislikes that the tribes fight. -Understands that the Dinka Knows the tribes have always tribe prevents her from living by fought over control of water. the lake. ` On page 26 the author states, Text Evidence “Nya’s family did not live by the lake all year (quote) round because of the fighting. “ This demonstrates On page 16 when Salva meets the old woman the text states, “he was glad that she was not Nuer…no one was sure where Nuer land ended and Dinka land began, so each tribe lay claim to how Nya would dislike the Dinka the areas richest in water. “ tribe because they prevent her This demonstrates how Salva feels more comfortable with his from living by the lake for 7 months of the year. This causes own tribe because he understands her to make that harsh journey the negative relationship the two
Dry Season – Digging for Water
Exit Slip Now that you have analyzed some new information and found some text evidence, consider these questions again… 1. Why might the author have chosen to include two different story lines? 2. Why would she select these two people?
Chapter 6 “A cold fist seemed to grip Salva’s heart. ”
Chapter 6 What factors allow Nya and Salva to survive in their challenging environments?
Life Threatening Challenges Survival Factors (Things that KEEP them alive) Dirty water Boil the water Rebels/war They run into the bush Animals – bee stings, lions Stay as a group Dehydration Find water Starving to death find food Fighting to death Weapons /rifle Dinka/Nuer fighting Depression Finding his uncle cramps, stomachache, diarrhea Killing the topi Vomiting after eating Building a boat Heat Exhaustion Illness Lack of transportation to get to a clininc 300
Life Threatening Challenges Wild animals Survival Factors (Things that KEEP them alive) Finding food/honey, fruits , fish, birds, antelope Conflict with another tribe Dig for Water Tribes (nuers, atuot) 301
Life Threatening Challenges Survival Factors (Things that KEEP them alive)
Survival Factors Text Evidence Quote Page # Chapter Explanation Put the quote in context: to which event in the story does this connect? “His belly was a rounded lump stuffed full of honey and beeswax. ” Page 28 Chapter 5 The quote comes from when Buksa leads the group to a bee hive. They are close to starving on their journey so the honey is a welcome treat even though it comes with the threat of bee stings.
Chapter 6 - Vocabulary �makeshift - made to be used for a short time only when nothing better is available: �solemn - very serious and not happy �topi – medium sized antalope
Vocabulary Quiz Today 1. Place your book club packet on the front table. 2. Clear your desk while we review for the quiz. 3. Move into testing formation.
reb cell gourd y l s els s e l aim v d e r e e n i a r ter mortars strides luscious ludge abruptly s l gingerly a artillery e m w o l l o h Salva
When you are finished with your quiz… 1. 2. Turn the quiz in on the front table. Finish reading to the end of chapter 8. 3. Select 2 unknown words from chapter 7 and 8 and look up the definitions. (You should have 4 words total. ) 4. Chapter 8 Response: -What do the fishermen know about the night that the travelers do not? How are they affected? -Of all the elements Salva has faced, which do you think is the worst? How could the Akobo Desert that lies ahead be the worst?
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