Grade 8 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1, Lesson 5

Students taking notes in class.

In this lesson, students work with their Buffalo Discussion Appointment partner.
• In advance: Prepare chart paper for the Chalk Talk. On each paper, write one of the following questions and post around the classroom:
* What is Shirley Chisholm thinking and saying about discrimination against women?
* Who is the intended audience of the speech?
* What is Shirley Chisholm’s personal role in discrimination against women?
• If you have a big class, consider posting two of each question around the classroom so students can easily see the paper.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.8.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges...

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