Community in Crisis Educator Tools

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Episode 8: "A Star is Born"

 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.9
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

EPISODE CHALLENGE:
Metro Morning needs a spokesperson from the Center talk about Common Ground’s work in recovery efforts. Students need to decide which staff member will be the best public face for the Center.

TEACHER RESOURCES

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KEY VOCABULARY

MINI LESSON

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To-Do List
Cheat Sheet

Game Activity
Answer Key

Certificate of
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POST-GAME
CLASS
DISCUSSION
QUESTIONS

INTERVENTION
LESSON
RI.5.9

EXTENSION
ACTIVITIES

STUDENT RESOURCES

Prepare

MINI LESSON
WORKSHEETS

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QUICKWRITE
GRAPHIC
ORGANIZER
(pdf)

QUICKWRITE
GRAPHIC
ORGANIZER
(Google Doc)

Source Document:
Who Will Be
Common Ground’s
Spokesperson?

Extend

POST-GAME
DISCUSSION
QUESTIONS