The New York State grade 9 curriculum modules offer a wide range of quality texts that span the canonical to the contemporary. The grade 9 curriculum balances classic works by William Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Emily Dickinson with contemporary writing by authors such as Temple Grandin, Karen Russell, and Marc Aronson. Through the study of a variety of text types and media, students build knowledge, analyze ideas, delineate arguments, and develop writing, collaboration, and communication skills.
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Grade 9 ELA Curriculum Map: The New York State grade 9 curriculum modules offer a wide range of quality texts that span the canonical to the contemporary.
Grades 9-12 ELA Curriculum Map: Click the links below to download the curriculum map for grades 9 - 12 ELA.
Prefatory Material: This is a comprehensive English Language Arts curriculum designed to fit the demands and instructional shifts of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners, Resource Guides for English Language Arts: provides guidance to educators on how to take the curriculum materials on EngageNY and provide additional scaffolds for ELL students according to their level of English language proficiency.
From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 9 English Language Arts.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-9-english-language-arts; accessed 2015-05-29.
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