Grade 6 ELA Module 3A, Unit 2, Lesson 3

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Students analyze the same excerpt they read for the gist in the previous lesson: the earthquake excerpt of “Comprehending the Calamity.” In this lesson, students identify Emma Burke’s point of view of the earthquake. They then identify how she conveyed her point of view.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.6.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

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