Grade 7 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 12

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How to Read a Poem: “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”

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Common Core Learning Standards

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RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and...
RL.7.5 Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its...
L.7.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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