This lesson is the first in a larger unit on "Coming of Age" novels. In this unit, students focus on the strategies of asking questions and making inferences, and they also gain familiarity with characterization analysis and analysis of theme.

In today's lesson, students have the opportunity to explore the unit calendar and syllabus and then delve into the first objective, generating meaningful questions about the texts we read.

In addition to the calendar and syllabus for student use, this folder contains a detailed lesson plan for the first day, a print-ready overhead transparency of the graphic organizer for use with the first lesson, and customizable student notes.

This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.

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This lesson is the first in a larger unit on "Coming of Age" novels. In this unit, students focus on the strategies of asking questions and making inferences, and they also gain familiarity with characterization analysis and analysis of theme. In today's lesson, students have the opportunity to explore the unit calendar and syllabus and then delve into the first objective, generating meaningful questions about the texts we read. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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Distribute this syllabus for student use. You may wish to attach it to the unit calendar prior to distribution. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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This unit calendar is intended for distribution to students. You may wish to attach it to the syllabus prior to distribution. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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Here you will find a print-ready overhead transparency of the graphic organizer for use with the first lesson. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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Here you will find customizable student notes for use with the first lesson in the "Coming of Age" unit. These notes include excerpts from Nora Raleigh Baskin's What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows and Jacqueline Wilson's Double Act, graphic organizers for use with each excerpt and graphic organizers for use during independent practice. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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