This lesson explores the story “Eleven”. The readers witness Rachel display multiple emotions as she is embarrassed in front of her classmates. The story takes the readers through a series of events that lead to Rachel deciding she does not want to be eleven.

Learning Objectives

  • (ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1) Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.3) Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event.


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