This is a lesson intended to be taught at any point after the introduction of this story. It is more in-depth in examining character and point of view and making inferences from the text. There are several engaging activities in which students get to work together. Also, the evaluation includes a choice board that students can pick from to demonstrate learning.

Learning Objectives

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1; Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3; Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.6; Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.


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