Grade 6 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1, Lesson 11

Student reviewing text and taking notes.

This lesson is similar in structure to Lesson 9 and is the second in the final series of the two-lesson cycle. In this lesson, students dig deeper into Paragraphs 20–22 in order to answer text-dependent questions. This is their final day to work with the Steve Jobs speech.
• In this lesson, students make a claim using the Forming Evidence-Based Claims graphic organizer to answer a question in pairs without any teacher input or modeling in preparation for the end of unit assessment.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.6.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a...
RI.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure...

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