Grade 10 ELA Module 4, Unit 3, Lesson 5

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Students work in small groups to consider whether or not Machiavelli would deem the fictional character of Macbeth a successful prince. After providing evidence and reasoning to support their positions, the students participate in a whole-class discussion. 

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Common Core Learning Standards

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W.9-10.9.a Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Analyze how an author draws on and...
W.9-10.9.b Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the...
SL.9-10.1.a Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on...

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