"Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros-- Use these materials to study the Common Core text exemplar. With these materials, your students will learn to identify LITERARY TERMS, DESCRIPTIVE AND CHRONOLOGICAL TEXT STRUCTURES, SIMILES, CONTEXT CLUES, PLOT LINE EVENTS, and THEME. A TEST is included to wrap up your unit as well as a FINAL PROJECT option with a rubric.
You may also want to check out the unit materials at Patten's Place for the following short stories or poems:
* "Zebra" by Chaim Potok
"What Do Fish Have to Do with Anything?" by Avi
"Good Hotdogs" by Sandra Cisneros