Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 9

As they read and discuss chapter 7 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, class members continue to use the Tracking Tool worksheet to record evidence on how the central ideas are being developed.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the admission policies of the Savoy Ballroom and the Cotton Club
  • Preview the YouTube video "Harlem's Savoy Ballroom" to determine if it is appropriate to your learning situation
Classroom Considerations

  • The ninth in a 28-lesson unit on narrative writing that uses The Autobiography of Malcolm X as an anchor text and as a model for the personal narrative required on the college Common Application
Pros

  • The 15-page packet includes a detailed plan, discussion questions and model responses, and a homework assignment
Cons

  • None