Post your lesson seed here. Include the Common Core Standard and AASL skill/disposition in action/responsibility/self-assessment from the Collaborative Document that you intend to meet with your seed. Use the following format:

Mona R. Todras

Common Core Standard
MDCCRL3 Grade 8:
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character or provoke a decision

AASL Connection
AASL 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.

The student will track character development by examining an assigned character in small groups. The students will build a case for/against a chosen character at the end of the play.

Pamela Thornton, Samuel Ogle MS
Common Core Standard:
& Listening .3 Comprehension and Collaboration: Delineate a speaker's
argument and specific claims, distinguishing claims that are supported by
reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
AASL Connection:
(6) (7) (8) AASL 3.1.3 Skill : Use writing and speaking skills to communicate new understandings effectively

Students will read listen to the teacher or LMS reading two passages (non-fiction, poetry, prose) from the Grade 8 literature text. The students will then read both passages individually. Students will then work in pairs to analyze the speaking of the passages vs the reading of the passages, in order to determine meaning. What evidence from the passages supports the arguments?