Grade 8 ELA Module 2A, Unit 2, Lesson 7

Students taking notes in class.

In this lesson, students will use the Written Conversation protocol to synthesize the various reactions of characters to the verdict.
• They will also continue to analyze Atticus’s character through carefully chosen examples of his dialogue as he tries to help his children understand the trial and their town. Text-dependent questions will help students better understand Atticus’s character.
• A sample version of the Atticus note-catcher is in Unit 2, Lesson 10.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly...
RL.8.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal...

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