Grade 10 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 5

Students working in library

In this lesson students listen to Malala Yousafzai’s “Address to the United Nations Youth Assembly” before analyzing her use of rhetoric in paragraphs 1–6 to advance her purpose. Students participate in both a whole-class and pair discussions before annotating their copies of the text for rhetoric.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to...
W.9-10.9.b Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the...
L.9-10.4.a Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or...

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