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Alice Walker's poem "Women" provides ninth graders the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to identify how a writer's choice of syntax and diction contribute to the development of the theme of the work.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource to assess the need for targeted instruction, as a model for how to address assessments of this type, or as a formative assessment
  • Include in a study of poetry, of the American Civil Rights movement, and/or of Alice Walker
Classroom Considerations

  • The module is designed to to assess Common Core English Language Arts standards for ninth graders
  • The final resource in a series of six assessments

  • The assessment packet includes the text of Walker's poem, templates for the worksheets, and the writing prompt

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