Week 3 Lit 1

Monday, June 27

  • Planners: Pages 65-84, chapter 5
  • Response Question for today:
    • Why does Lucy go through with the drinking contest? What do you predict about this turn of events (meeting the crew of the Miranda Lee and winning the survival suit)? What would you have done if you were her?
  • Next, add these new characters from chapter 4 to your characters page.
  • Discuss chapter 4, crab boats, and survival suits.
  • Last 20 minutes of class, get started on your reading assignment for tomorrow: pages 65-84.

Tuesday, June 28

  • Planners: Pages 85-105, chapter 6
  • Response Question for today:
    • Given the little bit that Lucy has learned about crabbing so far, which part would you be the most nervous about and why? What do you think is going to be the toughest part of this job for Lucy?
  • Next, add Cap'n George and Killit to your characters page, as well as anything new you have learned about the crew of the Miranda Lee.
  • Start viewing Episode 1 of Deadliest Catch.
  • Last 15 minutes of class, get started on your reading assignment for tomorrow: pages 85-106.

Wednesday, June 29

  • Planners: Pages 106-118, chapter 7
  • Response Question for today:
    • Why do you think Lucy cries at the end of chapter 6 when she never cried in Sitka — not about her dad, her mom, the bullying, or Bar dying?
  • Discuss chapter 6 and Lucy's first experience with crabbing.
  • Finish viewing Episode 1 of Deadliest Catch.
  • Last 15 minutes of class, get started on your reading assignment for tomorrow: pages 106-118.

Thursday, June 30

  • Planners: Pages 119-152, Chapter 8 & 9
  • Response Question for today:
    • On page 109 Lucy thinks that "… with every new pain in my arms, the rest of me hurts a little less." What does she mean by this statement? Have you ever had this experience?
  • Discuss chapter 7. She was dispirited and worn out so many times in the first few days, why does Lucy sign on for another round of crabbing?
  • Last 20 minutes of class, get started on your reading assignment for tomorrow: pages 106-118. Fair warning: we are likely to have a quiz on Wednesday.
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