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Lesson 12: Prepare for Literature Circles

teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.1.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/1/d
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.1.e http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/1/e
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.1.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/1/b
teaches Common Core State Standards L.8.2.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/8/2/c
teaches Common Core State Standards L.8.2.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/8/2/a
teaches Common Core State Standards L.8.2.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/8/2/b
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/10
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/6
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.8.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/8/3
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/5

Lesson 12: Prepare for Literature Circles

  • Students analyze different aspects of their independent reading novel in preparation for a literature circles discussion.
  • An audio recording of Monster by Walter Dean Myers is available here and an audio recording of Nothing But the Truth by Avi is available here.