Lesson plan

Lesson 33: Determine Themes, Engage in Scholarly Discussion

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.7.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7/3
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/1

Lesson 33: Determine Themes, Engage in Scholarly Discussion

Students will determine a theme from “Harrison Bergeron,” define Sameness and equality, and engage in a scholarly discussion about the tension between Sameness/equality and individuality by citing text evidence and using accountable talk.

A downloadable audio recording of The Giver is available here.