Grade 10 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 4

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Students complete their reading and analysis of “Death of a Pig.” Students consider the cumulative impact of words and phrases on meaning and tone in the final section of the essay.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative,...
L.9-10.4.a Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or...
L.9-10.5.a Interpret figures of speech (e.g., euphemism, oxymoron) in context and analyze their role in the...

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