Lesson plan

Lesson 21: Examine word choice

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.6.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/10
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 21: Examine word choice

Students will read the first part of “Spring 1935,” and understand how Billie Jo’s relationships with people are changing. They will also discuss and analyze passages for specific word choice.

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