Class Agenda 39A – Native Son 9-20

Date: 11/14/17

Opening Song “I Am Music” Common (4:39- 2002)

Do Now: –

  • Turn to Page #6 of Native Son. – What keeps happening again and again?

  • Describe what signpost you found and where you found it.

  • Explain why this is an example of the signpost.

  • Use the anchor questions to make an inference about the character or story.


  • Friday Song Challenge is in full swing. 
  • SLT’s and HW Check

SLT- I can incorporate my mastery of signposts into my study of Native Son

Circle the verbs, underline the nouns


  • Review The DO NOW- 


Set up your notebook

Read Aloud- Native Son Page 10 – “Vera went behind…”

“He hated his family because he knew that they were suffering and that he was powerless to help them.”

Turn And Talk- What does this quote reveal about Bigger? 

Class Work- Continue Read Aloud.

Option I- Sketch and Label what you’re visualizing in the novel.

Option II- Sign Post when you see something important.

#1 – Visualize the sign and scene on Page #13


#2 –



Homework- Finish Chicago Packet

  • Regular Homework back on! Journal entries. 


























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