Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 1

Graduating Students

In this first English Language Arts Lesson of 12th grade, students are introduced to important skills and practices that continue throughout the year: reading for textual details and the analysis of narrative structure. In this lesson, students examine the opening pages of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.11-12.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...
RL.11-12.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the...
W.11-12.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-...