Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 10

Students working on computer

In this lesson, students will encounter the third text of this unit. Students will first listen to a masterful reading of this text, and then work with a classmate to read the first 9 paragraphs. The teacher will model the development of a discussion question for the students, and discuss the attributes of a quality discussion question. This will help prepare students for the End-of-Unit Assessment, wherein they will be evaluated on their academic discussion.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text,...
RI.9-10.5 Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences...
W.9-10.9.b Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the...

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