Close Read, Part 2: “Hugo, the Lord’s Nephew”

No, not literally. Scholars read Hugo, the Lord’s Nephew to compare figurative and literal language. Readers learn about simile, metaphor, personification, and idioms with a graphic organizer. Pupils then answer text-dependent questions about the reading.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Use highlighters to mark the figurative language in the text
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson 3 of 16 in Grade 6 ELA Module 2B Unit 2
  • Must complete lessons in order
Pros
  • Includes a close reading guide for teacher reference
  • Lists vocabulary words to teach along with the lesson
Cons
  • None