In Quarter 3, our Big Idea is Truth and Justice. The essential questions are:
1. What gives stories and poems their enduring power?
2. How does an author’s purpose and audience shape how they told their story?
3. When you write a story, how do your purpose and audience shape how you tell that story?
4. How do individuals stand up and take responsibility for changing their societies?
Novel: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (we will also study other notable people related to the Big Idea)