A close reading activity based on the story, “The Girl Who Married the Moon” and includes instructions for implementation, text dependent questions, vocabulary and additional tasks. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RL.6.1, RL.6.2; W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9; SL.6.1, SL.6.4, SL.6.5; L.6.1, L.6.2<br />This resource was developed through the Student Achievement Partners Basal Alignment Project. For more information regarding the Basal Alignment Project, check out http://tinyurl.com/l8u25hd
The Girl Who Married the Moon
Subject English Language Arts — Language, Reading Standards for Fiction, Speaking and Listening, Writing
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Common Core State Standards
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.