Grade 7 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1, Lesson 7

Student reviewing work with teacher.

Students continue to analyze working conditions in the mill and how they affect Lyddie.
• This lesson adds a focus on word choice and figurative language, as students discuss how author Katherine Paterson’s choice of language helps the readers better understand Lyddie’s working conditions and how they affected her.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...
RL.7.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the...
SL.7.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led...

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