Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 3

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In this lesson, students read and analyze paragraphs 11–16 (from “My great-grandmother was dark and handsome” to “she is a sprightly grandmother walking down the road”). In this section of text, Silko describes the ways of the old-time Pueblo people in greater detail. Students identify emerging central ideas and trace their development in the text.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.11-12.2 Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the...
W.11-12.3.c Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a...
W.11-12.9.b Apply grades 11–12 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the...