Grade 10 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 1


"In this lesson, students are introduced to the focus of the module: building evidence-based arguments through inquiry-based research. Students listen to a Masterful Reading of an excerpt from the prologue of Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, focusing on the connections Skloot makes between Henrietta Lacks the person and the scientific advancement her cells supported. "

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.3 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in...
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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