Common Core Aligned Resources for RI.8.2
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
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Looking and Learning in the Art Museum — Lesson 3
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Curator, artist, art handler, archivist, conservator-restorer, guide. Who would have thought there were so many different kinds of museum professionals? After a visit to an art museum, class members reflect on the role of the museum in...
Privacy and Digital Footprints: Top Secret
7th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Students research child safety by participating in an on-line tutorial activity. In this digital privacy instructional activity, students read a role-playing scenario regarding two students who make bad decisions about their on-line...
Story shackles: Linking students to written text
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Learn one method of chunking the text. Chunking, or breaking a text down into smaller sections, is a great way to increase reading comprehension, and in the case of this activity, practice the skill of summarizing. Whether your class is...
Visual Study Guides: Inspiration Software
7th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Visual aids can improve comprehension and retention, and help to connect and organize ideas and concepts. In this single-session training, your class learns to use Inspiration Software's study guide creation capability to organize...
Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken" and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston's "Farewell to Manzanar"
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Passages from Unbroken and Farewell to Manzanar provide the context for a study of the historical themes of experiencing war, resilience during war, and understanding the lasting trauma of war. Appendices include extension activities,...