Experience how a story can drastically change when the point of view is altered. Young scholars first read a review of Disney's film Tarzan, focusing on how the point of view in the classic story is important. They then select another popular children's story and rewrite it from the perspective of a character whose voice was not heard in the story's original form. From the New York Times' superb Learning Network series.
Reading Literature: 8th Grade ELA Common CoreAlign your curriculum to the rigorous Common Core standards with a collection of reading lessons, activities, worksheets, and projects. From literary themes to annotation skills, the resources fold into any reading curriculum to ensure an analytical and engaging language arts unit. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 8th grade literature.8th English Language Arts
Reading Literature: 6th Grade ELA Common CoreBe prepared to educate enthusiastic readers with a collection that touches on each literature standard addressed in the English language arts Common Core State Standards. Included in the collection are units, lesson plans, worksheets, videos, activities, printables, and assessments, all of which, provide a well-rounded base for literature instruction. Check out the note section of each resource to see which standards are addressed.6th English Language Arts