Lesson 1 (from Section 1: Different Rules of Summer)
In Section 1, it is summer. The aim of this lesson is to examine how Ari spends his summer and what Ari means when he says that the rules change in the summer.
Class Discussion: Why is Ari annoyed at the DJ in Section 1, Chapter 1? Why doesn't Ari like what the DJ says about summer? What is the problem with Ari's life? Why does Ari want to leave his house? What does his mother want him to do before he goes? What reason does Ari give his mother for being able to wear the t-shirt? What are some other different rules of summer? Why are there different rules in the summer? Where does Ari decide to go when he leaves his house? Why does he decide it is a bad idea to be walking around? Why does summer become more interesting for Ari after a chance...
Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Writing W.9-10.1(e), 9-10.3(d), 11-12.1(e), 11-12.3(d)
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