Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 14

Student Working

In this lesson, the Mid-Unit Assessment, students use textual evidence from chapters 1–11 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X to craft a formal, multi-paragraph response to the following prompt: Determine the author’s purpose and analyze how the structure, style, and content contribute to the power or beauty of the text.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.11-12.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the...
RL.11-12.6 Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in...
W.11-12.2.a Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element...