Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 6

Graduating Male

In this lesson, students begin to draft their personal narratives. Students examine the opening structure of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, paying close attention to the ways in which this introductory paragraph orients the reader to the text. Student learning in this lesson is assessed via students’ draft introductions.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.11-12.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and...
W.11-12.3.a Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its...
W.11-12.3.f Adapt voice, awareness of audience, and use of language to accommodate a variety of cultural...