Copyright

The View from Saturday Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Use this lesson plan to help students summarize and analyze 'The View from Saturday' by E. L. Konigsburg. With it, students will read a text lesson that helps them to outline key plot points, analyze characters, and discuss style before they apply their knowledge to a culminating activity.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • summarize The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
  • analyze characters in The View from Saturday
  • discuss style of writing in The View from Saturday

Length

1 hour

Materials

  • Copies of the lesson The View from Saturday: Summary & Characters and accompanying quiz, one for each student
  • Copies of the novel The View from Saturday, one for each student
  • Task cards with character's names written on them, one for each student
  • Paper
  • Pencils
  • Chart paper and markers

Key Vocabulary

  • Point of View
  • Noah
  • Nadia
  • Mrs. Olinski
  • Ethan
  • Hamilton Knapp
  • Julian

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1

Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.3

Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.6

Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.

To unlock this lesson you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Register to view this lesson

Are you a student or a teacher?

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member  Back
What teachers are saying about Study.com
Try it risk-free for 30 days

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Create an account to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days!
Create an account
Support