English & Black History: Role Playing "Roll of Thunder"

Grades 6-8 / ELA / History / Characters
CCSS: ELA.SL.8.1a

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards 6-12

8

8th Grade

1a

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

a. Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

b. Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

c. Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.

d. Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.

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Lesson Objective
Students role play characters to learn about American segregation
Length
5 min
Questions to Consider
How does Ms. Marquis use role playing to assess student understanding?
See how Ms. Marquis continues to naturally assess students as she poses questions and situations about the characters
How does Ms. Marquis get students to support their answers with evidence?
Common Core Standards
ELA.SL.8.1a

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) English & Black History: Role Playing "Roll of Thunder"

Grades 6-8 / ELA / History / Characters

English & Black History: Role Playing "Roll of Thunder"