GRADE 9: Developing Core Literary Proficiencies
Student edition (324 pages)
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Activities involve close reading, making evidence-based claims, researching, and building arguments
Students practice close reading of texts, including selections by Thomas Jefferson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Maria Montessori, and Colin Powell; study Plato’s Apology to learn how to make text-based claims; analyze and assess Hemingway’s literary technique in "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; conduct research on the role music plays in our lives; and construct an argument responding to the topic "What Is the Virtue of a Proportional Response?"