Language Objective: I will read and identify key textual evidence Chapter 6 of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha; I will compare and contrast two characters' viewpoints of Siddhartha.
Essential Question: How can self-generated claims serve as guiding questions for your reading? How can two characters view a protagonist very differently?
1. Read your Quarter 2 Book for 10 minutes.
2. Reading Journal: What are some details in your book that help readers escape reality, that is, draw them into the book and make it more realistic as well as interesting to the reader? Mention specific details (evidence) from the book.
3. Siddhartha Pop Quiz
4. Read Chapter 6 "Among the People" (p.63-73)
Every two pages, write down one quote from the text you consider important.
With a partner write a brief (5-7 sentence) analysis of Siddhartha from the viewpoint of Kamaswami and from the viewpoint of Kamala.
- How is each character different?
- How are they similar?
Explain your findings in a paragraph (5-6 sentences).
6. Chapter 6 Wrap-Up:
What does it mean that “ordinary people can love but not people like us” (p.73)?
- Why aren’t they ordinary?
- Why can “ordinary” people love?
- Reading Journal
- Siddhartha Quiz 1
- Reading notes (textual evidence) for Ch. 6