Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA

Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
Inference Lesson with Sandra Cisneros' "Eleven" - ELA
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PRODUCT

A self-contained lesson that focuses on inference skills with the use of the short story "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros. The download includes the story with built-in prompts that ask students to make inferences based on the text. As the final component students will write a paragraph based on an opinion-based question related to the story. This lesson includes opportunities for literacy skills practice, close reading, and paragraph writing.

WHO IS IT FOR?

This lesson would work for students in grades 7-9.

HOW IT WORKS

A straight-forward lesson that asks students to read the story, respond to prompts based on the reading, and write a paragraph based on a 'big idea' from the story to demonstrate their critical thinking about the story.

Questions? Please ask. I'm happy to help!

Interested in other ONE-TIME LESSONS?

Check out flash fiction - 55-word stories or Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" or Mona Gardner's "The Dinner Party".

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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
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5 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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