Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 19

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n this lesson, students finish reading “Where Sweatshops Are a Dream” by Nicholas Kristof and continue to analyze and explore argument writing in preparation for the End-of-Unit Assessment. Students analyze the author’s claims and evidence in order to deepen their understanding of the ways inwhich authors construct arguments.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning...
L.9-10.4.a Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or...

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