Thursday, September 30, 2010


Introduce vocabulary chart for Ragged Dick, Chapters 1-11
Ben Franklin Maxims activity - complete with a partner

HW: Read Ch. 5 and complete "Thinking While Reading": In this chapter, both a shopkeeper and a man who calls himself Samuel Snap try to trick Dick and Frank and cheat them out of their money. How does the author, Alger, show that Frank is “book-smart” while Dick is “street-smart”? Which of the two boys does Alger seem to admire more?

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