Ben and Me Lesson

Learning Target: I will distinguish the differences between historical fact and fiction.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.8 Distinguish among facts, reasoned judgment based on research findings, and speculation in a [video] text.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.8 Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a [video] text.
  1. Do not take out materials until after the film is complete.
  2. Practice the Declaration of Independence Instrumental Song.
  3. Watch Ben and Me, a short 21 minute animated film about Benjamin Franklin and Colonial America.
  4. Write a Response to the Learning Target.
  5. Complete all incomplete assignments tonight.