Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 1, Lesson 1

Work Group

"In this first lesson of the unit and the module, students will begin an exploration of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart.” They will listen to a masterful reading of the text and begin to analyze the first paragrap, in which Poe introduces the narrator.Students will analyze and discuss anchor standard CCRA.R.6 and, in the lesson assessment, begin to consider the narrator’s purpose in the first paragraph. "

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
R.6-12.6 Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
RL.9-10.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g.,...
W.9-10.9.a Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Analyze how an author draws on and...

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