Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 13

This Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 13 lesson plan also includes:

Using the open-ended discussion questions developed the day before, class members engage in a fishbowl discussion of the three texts that anchor the unit: “True Crime: The Roots of an American Obsession," “How Bernard Madoff Did it,” and excerpts from Diana B. Henriques's The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Review the speaking and listening rubric and checklist that will be used to assess the activity before beginning the disucssion
Classroom Considerations

  • The activity presumes that class members are familiar with the protocols of a fishbowl discussion
  • The final session in 13-lesson unit

  • The seven-page packet includes a list of the Common Core standards addressed by the activity, a protocol for the fishbowl discussion, and a homework assignment

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