"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" and "Darzee's Chant"
Common Core Objectives
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed...