Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 3


In this lesson, students will read and analyze pages 9–14 from Animals in Translation (from “By the time I got to college” to “capable of a lot more than anybody thought, and that was a good thing”). In this portion of the text, Grandin unfolds her analysis of the behaviorist field of psychology.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.1.a Develop factual, interpretive, and evaluative questions for further exploration of the topic(s).
RI.9-10.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text,...
RI.9-10.3 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in...

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