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

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• In this lesson, the class will complete a Frayer model for the word integrity, a key idea in the novel. Understanding integrity is integral to understanding Atticus’s character. It is also deeply connected to taking a stand and the Golden Rule.
• Students will also engage with the key quotes for the performance assessment in a Four Corners activity in which they use the quotes as a lens to understand why characters in the novel take a stand. This will help them connect taking a stand to the quotes that they have already examined that illustrate integrity, caring for those who are weak or innocent, standing up for what you believe in even if you are unlikely to succeed, and seeing things from another person’s perspective.

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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.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text...
RL.8.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal...

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