Grade 10 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 8

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In this lesson, students read and analyze paragraphs 23–26 of “A Genetics of Justice” in which Alvarez describes her relationship with her mother. Students explore how Alvarez unfolds and connects her ideas and then analyze how she uses specific details to shape and refine central ideas.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text,...
RI.9-10.3 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in...

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