Think, Pair, Share: Review students’ posts in online discussion from ch. 19–21.
Have students discuss in Think, Pair, Share structure or another method for students building confidence in their responses before attempting whole-class discussion.
- Read this article depicting the sudden disappearance of Celilo Falls after the Dalle Floodgates Closed.
- Companion article about the effects of losing Celilo Falls
Wade is surprised that Jesse thought the three of them were really going to run the river out of Calamus.
- Were you surprised that Jesse thought this? Why or why not?
- Can you think of other times when Jesse seems to be driven by stories? Are stories real to Jesse?
What is more important now to Wade than college? How is it related to his nausea at Duncan’s office? List examples in the text that foreshadow this reversal in Wade’s priorities.
What is the significance of the duckling and the dog in the story that opens Chapter 23?
- Which characters might be represented by this story?
- How does this story make you feel about the direction the characters are headed?
Wade’s river-instead-of-college plan makes no sense at the family dinner table, or to Coach Garth. What do you think he should do?
W.9–10.1, 2, 4, 6–10; RL.9–10.1-10; SL.9–10.5; L.9–10.1