Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 8


Lesson 8 focuses on close reading through annotation and answering text-dependent questions in a class discussion using St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves. This lesson is focused on the Stage 2 reading which students will close read in groups. The latter half of the lesson focuses on showing students how to paraphrase and directly quote evidence from the text in preparation for the mid-unit assessment in Lesson 10.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.9-10.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...
RL.9-10.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over...
SL.9-10.1.c Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to...

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