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module 2B
39 Instructional days (39 hours)

Voices of Adversity


Description

In this eight-week module, students explore the idea of adversity of people across time and place, and through multiple modes of writing. Students begin this module with a research-based unit on the Middle Ages. They read informational articles about various aspects of medieval life, learning and practicing the skills of summarizing an article, analyzing how ideas are developed across a text, and describing how a part of a text contributes to the whole. Students then break into expert groups to read closely about one demographic group. They practice the informational reading skills they have learned and explore the adversities faced by that group.

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From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 6 ELA Module 2B. Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-6-ela-module-2b; accessed 2015-05-29.
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