Day 2

Notes from Underground Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Close Reading of Chapter 7

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Students will practice close reading.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2

    Structure:

    Before the activity, have students read an article about close reading, like this one from the University of Warwick: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/english/currentstudents/undergraduate/modules/fulllist/second/en227/closereading/.

    Then, to begin the activity, explain to students that they will do a close reading of Chapter 7. Work with students to outline the steps for close reading. Explain to students that they will read the text twice. The first step should be to...

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