The Rights to the Streets of Memphis 5-Day Lesson Plan (Common Core Aligned)

Grade Levels
7th - 10th
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Middle School Masters has created a classroom-tested 5-day lesson plan aligned to the Common Core for "The Rights to the Streets of Memphis" that includes:

daily warm-ups
vocabulary context-clue slides
daily vocabulary activities
vocabulary quiz (with answers)
author's style worksheet
climax drawing and writing
character tweet exit slip
"silent conversation" activity
writing activities
biography slide on R. Wright
background info on Memphis, TN
text-dependent questions
blackout poetry
PARCC-style quiz (with answer key)

Don't forget to click on the "Memphis/Tennessee Street Sign" to return to the "daily lesson plan" home page!

If you have any difficulty opening the hyperlinks from the "daily lesson plan" slide, please save all the documents and the slideshow in a single folder in order to activate the links.

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Total Pages
45 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.


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