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English Language Arts, Grade 12 Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position



English Language Arts, Grade 12 Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

PCG Education

ISBN: 978-1-119-12436-8 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.

As the creators of the Paths ELA curriculum for grades 6–12, PCG Education provides a professional learning program that ensures the success of the curriculum. The program includes:

  • Nationally recognized professional development from an organization that has been immersed in the new standards since their inception.
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About PCG Education vii

What Is Paths to College and Career? ix

Introduction to Research Module for ELA/Literacy: Module 12.3 xvii

Curriculum Maps xxv

Grade 12 Curriculum Map xxvii

ELA Curriculum: Grades 9–12 Curriculum Map lvii

Module Overview 1

Unit 1 15

Unit Overview Using a Seed Text as a Springboard to Engage in Inquiry-Based Research 15

Lesson 1 29

Lesson 2 39

Lesson 3 50

Lesson 4 61

Lesson 5 72

Lesson 6 81

Lesson 7 93

Lesson 8 103

Lesson 9 115

Lesson 10 126

Lesson 11 136

Lesson 12 144

Lesson 13 151

Lesson 14 160

Lesson 15 170

Lesson 16 180

Lesson 17 193

Lesson 18 202

Lesson 19 211

Lesson 20 218

Lesson 21 226

Lesson 22 233

Lesson 23 244

Lesson 24 254

Lesson 25 264

Lesson 26 275

Lesson 27 282

Unit 2 288

Unit Overview Synthesizing Research and Argument through the Writing Process 288

Lesson 1 295

Lesson 2 306

Lesson 3 315

Lesson 4 323

Lesson 5 331

Lesson 6 344

Lesson 7 351

Lesson 8 359

Lesson 9 369

Lesson 10 376

Lesson 11 386

Module Performance Assessment 393