Grade 6 ELA Module 2A, Unit 2, Lesson 5

Student reading from text to teacher.

This lesson is very similar in structure to Lesson 3 and is the second in the two-lesson cycle focused on the second stanza of the poem. In this lesson, students dig deeper into interpreting the meaning of the second stanza, with teacher questioning using the close reading guide.
• Students then determine rules to live by from the poem, discuss how those rules are communicated, and connect those rules to rules or themes in Bud, Not Buddy.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a...
RL.6.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels...
L.6.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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