Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 7

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In this lesson, students watch an excerpt from the movie Temple Grandin in which she presents her cattle chute design to meatpacking industry executives. Students analyze which details are emphasized in film versus those emphasized in the text of Animals in Translation. The lesson assessment asks students to reflect in writing on the presentation of this account in the two different mediums.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.7 Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in...
W.9-10.8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced...

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