This lesson is part of 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 Lesson 5, students will generate questions about the characters in their literature circle novels. Inside, you will find a detailed lesson plan, a print-ready overhead transparency of the shared reading passage (a selection from Dave Pelzer's A Child Called It), and customizable student notes.

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

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This lesson is part of a 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 will code questions about characterization while they read. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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Students will complete their Do Now, Introduction to New Material and Guided Practice on this worksheet. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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This overhead transparency of an excerpt from Dave Pelzer's A Child Called It is for use with Lesson 5 of the Coming of Age unit. This resource is part of the Coming of Age Unit collection.
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