Excerpt from Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos, by Robert Lawson
After students read the passage closely, they say, I can...
Determine the meaning of vocabulary words
Quote accurately from the text, explictly and when drawing inferences
Speak and Listen:
Engage in a collaborative discussion posing and responding to others' questions and comments
Describe how a speaker's point of view influences how the events are described