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Common Core: ELA
CCLS - ELA: L.9-10.5
- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- State Standard:
- Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- Students develop these close reading skills as they examine Shakespeare’s Macbeth. They also continue to develop their oral presentation and argument writing skills through a series of activities...
- Students read E. B. White’s personal essay “Death of a Pig.” Students analyze how White unfolds and draws connections between key events and ideas in the text while developing and refining his...
- "In the first unit of Module 10.3, students continue to work on skills, practices, and routines introduced in Modules 10.1 and Module 10.2: reading closely, annotating text, and evidence-based...
- In this unit, students encounter three documents focusing on human rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in 1948; Eleanor Roosevelt’s “On the Adoption of...
- In this unit, students engage with Julia Alvarez’s autobiographical essay, “A Genetics of Justice,” continuing to build skills for close reading and analysis as well developing their understanding of...
- In this unit, students read Martin Luther King’s “Letter From A Birmingham Jail” alongside three short poems, focusing on how King develops his argument for direct action on civil rights. Students...
- In this unit, students revisit and further develop many of the foundational skills, practices, and routines that they explored in Unit 1: close reading, annotating text, vocabulary acquisition, and...
- Grade 9 ELA Module 4 is a one-unit module. Please refer to the Grade 9 ELA Module 4 overview page.
- In Unit 9.2.1, students analyze the development and refinement of common central ideas in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” and Emily Dickinson’s poem “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain...