Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 15

Student reading

"This section of Sugar Changed the World explores the “great seesaw between property and freedom” (p. 88) set in motion by the Haitian Revolution. Throughout their analysis of this passage, students shape and refine their understanding of how the authors unfold the events of the Haitian revolution to illustrate the complex relationship between the principles of freedom and the economic concerns of property. "

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.3 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in...
RI.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative,...
L.9-10.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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