Revisiting Bud’s Rules: Survive or Thrive?

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Bud, from Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, followed a series of rules. The questions is, how did he use those rules to thrive or survive? After a grand discussion, class members explore the novel to locate and cite textual evidence to prove how Bud's rules were used.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Post the activity's guiding questions for all to see and use as reference throughout the lesson 
  • Create a Bud, Not Buddy bulletin board showcasing Bud's rules
  • Invite pupils to create their own rules based on the story's events and describe how Bud might use them 
Classroom Considerations
  • Print, cut, and laminate strips to reuse in the future
  • Materials referenced from previous lessons are accessed in the Included Materials 
  • The 10th in a series of 17 lesson plans designed to accompany Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Notes to the teacher explain how learners' needs are met in each activity
  • The lesson incorporates collaborative learning strategies
  • Some of the text found on the teacher's model chart is missing 
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