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English Language Arts, Grade 9 Module 2: Working with Evidence and Making Claims, Teacher Guide



English Language Arts, Grade 9 Module 2: Working with Evidence and Making Claims, Teacher Guide

PCG Education

ISBN: 978-1-119-22818-9 March 2017 Jossey-Bass 528 Pages


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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.
  • Blended learning experiences for teachers and leaders that enrich and extend the learning.
  • A train-the-trainer program that builds capacity and provides resources and individual support for embedded leaders and coaches.

Paths offers schools and districts a unique approach to ensuring college and career readiness for all students, providing state-of-the-art curriculum and state-of-the-art implementation.

About PCG Education vii

What Is  Paths to College and Career ix

Curriculum Maps xvii

Grade 9 Curriculum Map xix

ELA Curriculum: Grades 9–12 Curriculum Map xlv

Module Overview 1

Unit 1 13

Unit Overview “And then a Plank in Reason, broke, And I dropped down, and down –” 13

Lesson 1 21

Lesson 2 31

Lesson 3 40

Lesson 4 50

Lesson 5 59

Lesson 6 70

Lesson 7 80

Lesson 8 88

Lesson 9 94

Lesson 10 105

Lesson 11 114

Lesson 12 123

Lesson 13 131

Unit 2 137

Unit Overview “a husband from a husband, children from a child” 137

Lesson 1 146

Lesson 2 159

Lesson 3 168

Lesson 4 178

Lesson 5 189

Lesson 6 199

Lesson 7 208

Lesson 8 218

Lesson 9 229

Lesson 10 238

Lesson 11 247

Lesson 12 257

Lesson 13 262

Lesson 14 273

Lesson 15 283

Lesson 16 291

Lesson 17 300

Lesson 18 310

Lesson 19 318

Lesson 20 323

Unit 3 329

Unit Overview “Everybody is guilty of something.” 329

Lesson 1 339

Lesson 2 349

Lesson 3 360

Lesson 4 370

Lesson 5 378

Lesson 6 384

Lesson 7 390

Lesson 8 399

Lesson 9 409

Lesson 10 423

Lesson 11 433

Lesson 12 444

Lesson 13 452

Module Performance Assessment 461