Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts

Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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This is a Common Core lesson following the PARCC ELA Model Content Framework for Grade 8 which recommends one literature piece and two shorter informational texts. The text is the short story, "Flowers for Algernon," and two texts - one pertaining to the validity of the IQ test and the other a true controversial text called the "Ashley Treatment." This plan includes quick writes for an interactive notebook, discussion questions for a Socratic Seminar, and instructions for writing an argumentative essay for the final assessment. Also included are a quiz with answers, vocabulary words from text with definitions, This plan is for a minimum of 4-6 weeks teaching time.

Keywords: thesis statement, internal conflit, simile, point of view, informational text, short story, nonfiction text, quick write, group wok, character traits, socratic seminar, argumentative essay, metaphor, thinking notes, discussion
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Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
Flowers for Algernon and Non-Fiction Texts
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