Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 7

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As a mid-unit assessment of a series of lessons that use Ethan Canin’s short story “The Palace Thief” as an anchor text, writers craft an in-class essay in which they discuss how Hundert's character has developed over the course of the text.  

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Quickly review the rubric that will be used to evaluate the essay
Classroom Considerations

  • The seventh in an 13-lesson unit that uses Ethan Canin’s short story “The Palace Thief” as an anchor text
  • The lesson presumes class members have experience crafting in-class, expository essays
Pros

  • Writers are encouraged to use the evidence collected on their worksheets to provide support for their essay claims
  • The 15-page packet includes the plan, the prompt, model essays, the rubric, and a homework assignment
Cons

  • None