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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.
- "In this lesson, students are introduced to the supplementary text “Where Sweatshops Are a Dream” by Nicholas D. Kristof. This article explores the idea that factory jobs in poor countries are...
- "This section of Sugar Changed the World explores the “great seesaw between property and freedom” (p. 88) set in motion by the Haitian Revolution. Throughout their analysis of this passage, students...
- Grade 9 ELA Module 4 is a one-unit module. Please refer to the Grade 9 ELA Module 4 overview page.
- In this lesson students will consider how Jocasta’s story develops the central idea of the role of fate in the crime of Laius’s murder. Analysis will focus on the influence Jocasta has over Oedipus,...
- In this lesson, students will analyze textual details relating to both literal and figurative blindness through the figure of the blind prophet Teiresias and his conversation with Oedipus, as they...
- In this lesson, students will engage critically with the key details established thus far in the crime of Laius’s murder as described by Creon, and consider how these details develop the central idea...
- "In this lesson students will continue their analysis of Emily Dickinson’s poem “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,” and explore how Dickinson develops the central idea of madness through the funeral...
- In this lesson, students will encounter Emily Dickinson’s poem “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,” for the first time. Students will experience two masterful readings of "I felt a Funeral, in my Brain...
- 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...
- Working with Evidence and Making Claims: How Do Authors Structure Texts and Develop Ideas? In this module, students engage with literature and nonfiction texts that develop central ideas of guilt,...