Grade 6 ELA Module 3A, Unit 1, Lesson 3

Teacher helping student

In preparation for the mid-unit assessment, this lesson begins to “gradually release” students to work more independently. They work in pairs without any teacher modeling to find the gist and then to analyze an excerpt of Dragonwings for point of view, figurative language, tone, and meaning.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and...
RL.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a...
RL.6.6 Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

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