Unit: Do The Right Thing
Story: “The Little Rock Nine: Struggle For Integration” by Stephanie Fitzgerald and “Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock” by David Margolick
Grade: 8th Grade
This amazing bundle contains everything you need to teach “The Little Rock Nine: Struggle For Integration” by Stephanie Fitzgerald and “Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock” by David Margolick. It contains the following packages:
A) Do The Right Thing Introduction Package- This includes a very detailed Common Core aligned lesson on the Introduction to Unit 7. It explores the essential question and introduces the texts. Some unique features include: several links to visuals/auditory support and language objectives. A Power Point that corresponds to this lesson is also included.
B) Academic Vocabulary Lesson Package- This includes a very detailed lesson on the Academic Vocabulary for the story. In addition, it contains 4 graphic organizers (1 for general education students and 1 for ELL or struggling students). It comes with a corresponding Power Point with visuals and links for audio support.
C) First Read Package- It contains 3 different reading options to meet the needs of your diverse learners and a First Read Matrix is also included. An accompanying Power Point that corresponds to this lesson is also included.
D) Second Read Package -The lesson contains an abundance of differentiation and options for completing the second read. In addition, in contains a model response and an acronym strategy to help focus your student responses and prompt analysis. It also contains an Power Point that corresponds to the lesson.
E) Key Ideas/Details and Craft/Structure Package- Contains 9 graphic organizers for the excerpts. These graphic organizers help students create a timeline of the major events in the text, gather evidence to support the author’s perspective, identify key individuals/groups that are essential to the central idea, and analyze dialogue throughout the text.
F) Identify Evidence- Analyzing Individuals, Events, and Ideas Package- - This includes a very detailed Common Core aligned lesson for Identifying Evidence. It contains 3 different worksheets for differentiation (high,mid,low) and contains a corresponding Power Point
G) Assessment - Contains a 25 multiple choice assessment on the excerpts “The Little Rock Nine: Struggle for Integration” and “Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock” by David Margolick. The assessment could be given as exam, quiz, or homework refresher. It contains 25 multiple choice questions that include comprehension questions, critical thinking questions, text dependent questions, etc. It also contains a teacher answer key.
This package contains an abundance of differentiation; thus, this lesson can be implemented regardless of what type of diverse learners you have in your classroom. All lessons and activities are teacher/student tests. The creator of this package received a Highly Effective for the overall 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years.
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