objective: students will make connections while we read to the following: other parts of the text, others texts, my experiences, and concepts that I've learned.
OPENING ACTIVITY: Pic Predict
Look at the series of pictures that I have curated below. These are meant to serve as a storyboard for the section of the book that we are going to be reading today. Write a prediction of what it going to happen in today's reading based on these pictures
Once as a child he had sat upon a yellow dune by the sea in the middle of the blue and hot summer day, trying to fill a sieve with sand, because some cruel cousin had said, "Fill this sieve and you'll get a dime!" `And the faster he poured, the faster it sifted through with a hot whispering. His hands were tired, the sand was boiling, the sieve was empty. Seated there in the midst of July, without a sound, he felt the tears move down his cheeks.