Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 1

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In this first lesson of the unit, students continue the process of drafting a narrative essay. Students draw upon the material they wrote during 12.1.1 Lessons 2, 6, 12, 18, 24, and 28 to develop their narratives using the techniques they explored in The Autobiography of Malcolm X and “Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit.” If applicable, students should also use the ideas and drafts they developed during Accountable Independent Writing in Module 12.1.1.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
W.11-12.3.a Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its...
W.11-12.3.b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot...
W.11-12.3.c Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a...