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English Language Arts, Grade 11 Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position, Teacher Guide

English Language Arts, Grade 11 Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position, Teacher Guide

PCG Education

ISBN: 978-1-119-12422-1

May 2017, Jossey-Bass

480 pages



Paths to College and Career

Jossey-Bass and PCG Education are proud to bring the Paths to College and Career English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum and professional development resources for grades 6–12 to educators across the country. Originally developed for EngageNY and written with a focus on the shifts in instructional practice and student experiences the standards require, Paths to College and Career includes daily lesson plans, guiding questions, recommended texts, scaffolding strategies and other classroom resources.

Paths to College and Career is a concrete and practical ELA instructional program that engages students with compelling and complex texts. At each grade level, Paths to College and Career delivers a yearlong curriculum that develops all students' ability to read closely and engage in text-based discussions, build evidence-based claims and arguments, conduct research and write from sources, and expand their academic vocabulary. Paths to College and Career's instructional resources address the needs of all learners, including students with disabilities, English language learners, and gifted and talented students.

This enhanced curriculum provides teachers with freshly designed Teacher Guides that make the curriculum more accessible and flexible, a Teacher Resource Book for each module that includes all of the materials educators need to manage instruction, and Student Journals that give students learning tools for each module and a single place to organize and document their learning.

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About PCG Education vii

What Is Paths to College and Career? ix

Introduction to Research Module for ELA/Literacy: Module 11.3 xvii

Curriculum Maps xxv

Grade 11 Curriculum Map xxvii

Grade 11 Standards Map xlii

ELA Curriculum: Grades 9–12 Curriculum Map lvi

Module Overview 1

Unit 1 17

Unit Overview Using a Seed Text as a Springboard to Research 17

Lesson 1 25

Lesson 2 37

Lesson 3 50

Lesson 4 61

Lesson 5 73

Lesson 6 86

Lesson 7 98

Lesson 8 107

Lesson 9 115

Lesson 10 123

Lesson 11 129

Unit 2 136

Unit Overview Engaging in an Inquiry-Based, Iterative Research Process to Support Argument Writing 136

Lesson 1 144

Lesson 2 155

Lesson 3 165

Lesson 4 179

Lesson 5 189

Lesson 6 200

Lesson 7 208

Lesson 8 217

Lesson 9 224

Lesson 10 231

Lesson 11 242

Lesson 12 252

Lesson 13 262

Lesson 14 276

Lesson 15 285

Unit 3 293

Unit Overview Synthesizing Research and Argument through the Writing Process 293

Lesson 1 300

Lesson 2 312

Lesson 3 320

Lesson 4 328

Lesson 5 338

Lesson 6 351

Lesson 7 359

Lesson 8 367

Lesson 9 375

Lesson 10 383

Lesson 11 390

Lesson 12 402

Module Performance Assessment 409