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The Glorious Whitewasher from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (with mini-assessment) Grade 7Relevant for grades 6-8 12-pg docone-day sample lessonfiction Why it matters: These exemplar lessons, created by and for teachers, provide clear demonstrations of the CCSS approach to close reading with text-dependent questions. The sample lessons and assessments include: Readings with teacher and student instructionsText dependent questionsStudent discussion activitiesVocabulary and syntax tasks for challenging words and phrasesWriting-based formative assessmentsFiction and nonfiction lessons and assessment questions*Annotations for teachers *Not all sample lessons have assessment questions.
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