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Lesson plan

Lesson 2: Examine how the author begins to develop characters

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards L.6.4.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6/4/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.6.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/5
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/1

Lesson 2: Examine how the author begins to develop characters

Students will read the remainder of the first chapter of Out of the Dust and examine how the author is beginning to develop characters.

  • A downloadable audio recording of Out of the Dust  is available here.