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Activity Overview


Read the first few paragraphs of the story and chose one of the things that Great-Grandma Elzie tells Sweet Tee. Using a Grid Chart and cells with title boxes, illustrate the memory you’ve chosen in the first box. Think of two outcomes that might happen based on what you know of Elzie’s story. Once you’ve read the story, see if either of your predictions came to pass.


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Student Instructions

Read the first few paragraphs of the story and chose one of the things that Great-Grandma Elzie tells Sweet Tee. Using a Grid Chart and cells with title boxes, illustrate the memory you’ve chosen in the first box. Think of two outcomes that might happen based on what you know of Elzie’s story. Once you’ve read the story, see if either of your predictions came to pass.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 6-8

Difficulty Level 1 (Introducing / Reinforcing)

Type of Assignment Individual, Partner, or Group

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/6/1] Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/7/1] Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

Rubric

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Make a Prediction
Create a storyboard that shows a prediction of what might happen later in the story. Be sure to carefully consider context and character traits.
Advanced Proficient Emerging
Prediction
Student made a very reasonable prediction based on known context and inferencing.
Student made a prediction, but it lacks strong connection to known context.
Student made a prediction based on nothing in particular.
Creativity
The student demonstrated high levels of creativity. The student clearly made references​ back to the text using humor, wit, or other artistic means.
The student used some creativity throughout their storyboard. The student included subtle originality that showed understanding.
The student did not use much creativity.
English Conventions
There are no errors in spelling, grammar, or mechanics throughout the storyboard. All writing portions reflect careful proofreading.
There are a few errors in spelling, grammar, and mechanics throughout the storyboard. All writing portions show some proofreading.
There are several errors in spelling, grammar, and mechanics throughout the storyboard. Most writing portions do not reflect proofreading.


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