"Toomai of the Elephants" and "Shiv and the Grasshopper"
Common Core Objectives
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Analyze how a drama's or poem's form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning
Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
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 at...