Grade 8 ELA Module 2A, Unit 2, Lesson 4

Students taking assessment at their desks.

This assessment provides an opportunity for students to independently complete a text to film comparison. Consider giving students 15 minutes for Parts A and B of the assessment. Then begin Part C (text to film) of the assessment as a whole group.
Watch the scene twice. Students may return to Parts A and B after completing Part C, if necessary.
• Since this assessment addresses students’ ability to analyze the novel, students may have access to the novel during the assessment.
• For this assessment, show only the following portion of the courtroom scene in the film: 1:18:36 to 1:21:14.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text...
RL.8.6 nalyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g.,...
RL.8.7 Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or...

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