Think, Pair, Share: Review students’ posts in online discussion from ch. 17–18. Have students discuss in Think, Pair, Share structure or another method for students building confidence in their responses before attempting whole-class discussion.
- View Native Americans of Celilo Falls Fishing by traditional methods in this 9 minute YouTube video.
RL.9–10.1–6; RL.9–10.10; L.9–10.1–6
RL.9-10.5; RL.9-10.10; RI.9-10.5; RI.9-10.10; L.9-10.2.C; L.9-10.3–6
Introduce vocabulary lists for Ch. 19–25
What is the significance of the white stone in clear water imagery that begins and ends Chapter 19?
Wade says the trouble is that Jesse doesn’t have a place. Lorna says the trouble is Jesse’s own fault. Who do you agree with? Cite examples from the text.
Wade panics at Duncan’s NWG building. Why? What about the surroundings might have contributed to Wade’s agitation?
Wade puts capital letters on Back East and Out West, as if these terms mean more to him than geography. Discuss the absurdity he sees in the reversal.
Reno explains the First Fish ceremony. “The fish were people.” Name some of the creatures that occur in the text that are of a prior natural world.
W.9–10.1, 2, 4, 6–10; RL.9–10.1-10; SL.9–10.5; L.9–10.1