Grade 7 ELA Module 4B, Unit 1, Lesson 3

In this lesson, students analyze how different sections of “Water Is Life” contribute to the overall meaning of the text. “Water Is Life,” unlike some informational texts, does not mark sections with headers or breaks. Instead, the text is organized around different ideas; sections are signaled by transitions.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative,...
RI.7.5 Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections...

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