- What does it mean to 'fit in'?
- Is it important to 'fit in'? Why or why not?
- What is normal?
- What does it mean to be an outsider?
On a lighter note, the students enjoyed a read aloud of The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss. We discussed its relevance to what was discussed thus far and predicted how it might connect with The Outsiders. It's amazing how a seemingly simple book can explore such complex themes!
We also began to study important terms from the first chapter. Students utilized Marzano's strategies and context clues to help develop long-term relationships with the words.