Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 6


In this lesson, students continue to read Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin, from “I remember one situation in particular” to “The cows all walked into the chute just as nice as could be” (pp. 20–23). In this excerpt, Grandin describes how she is able to solve an animal related problem due to her unique perspective. Through an evidence-based discussion, students continue to examine the ways Grandin introduces and develops her ideas, specifically as she unfolds an analysis of problems in the cattle industry

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text,...
RI.9-10.3 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in...
W.9-10.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-...

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