Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 9

Students working together

In this lesson students will analyze and present the second portion of the informational text “How Bernard Madoff Did It” paragraphs 8–10. The goal in this lesson is for students to participate and discuss in groups a portion of text given to them by the teacher and then present that text to the rest of the class. Students will determine the development of the central idea in this portion of text.

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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,...
W.9-10.9.b Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the...
SL.9-10.4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that...

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