Lesson 1


Predict if the actions of one person can influence an entire community.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman  — Back of the book

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

Based on details from the back of the book, do you think the actions of one person can influence an entire community? 

Mastery Response


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vacant     (adj.)

to be unused or not lived in

transform     (v.)

to change completely

influence     (n.)

the power to change or affect someone/something

community     (n.)

a group of people who live in the same area

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.5.6 — Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.

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