Students read chapters 18-24.
Common Core Objectives
Reading well: appreciating how the author is playing out each theme; appreciating how the author is weaving together the various threads of the narrative; enjoying the suspense of an emotionally charged trial.
Thinking well: using the discussion questions and the trial to consider how to draw conclusions from evidence and to use evidence to weigh arguments and counterarguments.
Speaking well: developing oral skills through vocabulary development, debate, and group discussion.
Listening well: developing a taste for good grammar and strong diction by closely examining the testimony in the trial; evaluating oral arguments...