When you think of smart people, who do you think of? Do you know anyone who is a genius? And what is intelligence? In this literacy-based lesson for middle school students, we look at the idea of intelligence. A section from a fictional autobiography and a video will help us think about our opinions and views about intelligence, and we will try to create an intelligence test together. Examples in this model lesson come from the early teens content-based English title, 'Lift'.