"Mingling Bloods": Friendship in The Winter's Tale
Students discuss the importance of friendship in their own lives. They read portions of "The Winter's Tale" and analyze character relationships for references to friendship. They compare the relationships in the play to their own.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 8
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9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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9th - 12th English Language Arts
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11th - 12th English Language Arts