Grade 10 ELA Module 2, Unit 3

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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 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights”; and Malala Yousafzai’s “Address to the United Nations Youth Assembly,” which was delivered in July 2013. Each document uses rhetoric to further specific claims related to the broad topic of human rights.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.5 Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences...
RI.9-10.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to...
RI.9-10.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning...

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