Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 8

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"In this lesson, students build their close reading skills and explore word choice as they analyze “The Overseer” (pp. 57–63) chapter from Sugar Changed the World. Students engage in an evidence-based discussion to explore specific words and phrases used in the text and how this language impacts the authors’ ideas in Sugar Changed the World. . . "

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RI.9-10.5 Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences...

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