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Lesson 11: I Can Relate: Being Inspired by Others' Experiences (Day 2 of 2)

Students will explore the stories of a diverse group of writers and their identity while making connections to their own.

Practicing Empathy
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Common Core State Standards (CCSS)


Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.


Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).


Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)


Gather relevant information from multiple sources while using the origin, authority, structure, context, and corroborative value of the sources to guide the selection.

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