Unit 8 – Day 1 (Lv2)

Please complete the following before our next class:

Pg. 144 – Exercise C

Pg. 145 – Reading 1 Vocabulary

Pg. 146-147 – Read “Nasreddin Hodja and the Candle”

Pg. 148 – Main Ideas and Details

Also, prepare to answer the following discussion questions in class:

  • What is one of your favorite stories from childhood?
  • What kinds of books or stories do you enjoy these days?

Nasreddin Hodja

Questions to guide your reading: Nasreddin Hodja and the Candle

  • At the beginning of the story, where are Nasreddin Hodja and his friends? What are they talking about?
  • What does Nasreddin brag about?
  • How does Nasreddin’s friends respond to his bragging?
  • What bargain do they make?
  • Nasreddin spends the night outside. How is he able to survive?
  • How is Nasreddin the next morning?
  • Do Nasreddin’s friends believe his story?
  • When Nasreddin’s friends go to his house for dinner, do they eat right away?
  • Nasreddin’s friends are amazed by something. What is it?
  • Why does Nasreddin cook dinner with one candle?

What lessons can we learn from this story?

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