|Unit of Instruction||Quarter 2, Week 9|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Identify the theme of a text.
Compare two texts on the same topic.
Compare and contrast character traits and theme.
Compare elements of text to media.
Read the Grinch.
Discuss character traits and create a character cluster for the Grinch and Scrooge.
Compare the Grinch to Scrooge using a venn diagram.
Compare the two stories by writing a paragraph about the characters, theme,and events.
Complete a service activity reflection/letter. The service activity should have been completed by 12/18.
Create holiday cards while watching A Christmas Carol, the Muppet version.
If time, watch the Grinch and/or complete holidays around the world gallery walk.