Grade 5 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 3


Students spent all of Unit 2 reading Esperanza Rising, “first draft reading” of all chapters for homework, and more careful study of specific passages from each chapter during class. Thus, Unit 3 is the third read of Esperanza Rising, offering struggling readers an additional opportunity to work with this complex text to further comprehension of the material. This also provides students an opportunity to go deeper with their analysis in the more creative form of Readers Theater.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.5.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure...
W.5.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital...

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