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Pike County High School, Pike County Schools
This podcast correlates with The Giver lesson on authority. It prompts students to think about their community and the positive and negative aspects.
Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:
The Giver - Authority
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[ELA] (7) 4: Apply strategies that include setting purposes for reading, distinguishing fact from opinion, making generalizations, and reviewing to comprehend informational and functional reading materials.
[ELA] (7) 7: Interpret the author's message in various literary, informational, and functional texts.
[ELA] (7) 9: Compose in descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive modes with a thesis sentence and introductory, supporting, and concluding paragraphs when appropriate.
[ELA2010] (7) 2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. [RL.7.2]
[ELA2010] (7) 3: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). [RL.7.3]
[ELA2010] (7) 6: Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text. [RL.7.6]
[ELA2010] (7) 15: Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others. [RI.7.6]