This lesson includes scaffolded analytical writing tasks that provide examples for teaching Common Core writing.
Rose is a child with exceptional abilities: She was able to use scrap iron to construct a thunder bolt, at age 5 she staked a fence, she constructed a skyscraper out of metal and wood blocks, she formed alphabet letters to teach the young ones to read, she made a branding iron with a big M-A-C for MacGruder, and she made a barbed wire fence. (Pearson Reading Street, 2010)
This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.