Content Area: Middle School ELA
• Paired passages
Lesson Duration - 2 - one hour classes.
Topic: Frankenstein poem and NPR news story about the East African albino crisis.
Skills - paired text comprehension, poetry, non-fiction, cause and effect text structure, vocabulary in context, summarizing, author's purpose, autho'rs tone, evidence in text, compare and contrast, evaluation of text and author's impact.
Contains: An NPR news story with several multi-media links, a poem, a graphic organizer with 22 questions addressing story, poem, and pairing, additional high-level discussion questions suitable for guided class discussion or writing prompts.
Suitable for: Collaborative learning partners or teams, substitute plans