Grade 7 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 1

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This lesson mirrors Unit 1, Lesson 1, where students focused on the powerful content, language, images, and themes of The People Could Fly. In this lesson students analyze Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery (a picture book) through the same lens.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.7.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text...
RL.7.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the...
RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and...

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