Powerpoint on "How to Read a Graphic Novel"-Introduction to "The Arrival" by Shaun Tan
Preview pictures from the novel- answer basic questions
Video from Discovery Education-"Immigration to the United States: American Heritage Series"
Review of techniques for reading a graphic novel
Guided Comprehension questions for Chapter 1 of "The Arrival" (Link provided below for the graphic novel)
Write a narrative (using the graphic organizer provided)
~What is happening in this story from your point of view?
Exit Slip: What is one image that stuck in your head from the graphic novel, and why?
Early Release @ 12:15
Discussion on symbolism: Why is the family so small? (referring to the pictures with the dragons)
Why do the dragon shadows weave in and out amongst the buildings?
What mood is expressed?
What details contribute to the mood?
What is the purpose or meaning of these shadows?
~Then Complete the Analysis Activity with the dragons pictures
Revisit your narrative from Tuesday (or continue working on it as needed)
Insert appropriate transitions
Viewing of the entire graphic novel "The Arrival" by Shaun Tan
Answer the question stems as a summative assessment
Complete the vocabulary quiz for the week.
finalize and proofread narratives