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lesson 7
1 hour

Using Evidence to Support a Claim: Writing Across the Texts


In this final lesson of the unit, the 10.1.1 End-of-Unit Assessment, students use their analysis of Christopher Marlowe’s “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” Sir Walter Raleigh’s “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd,” and William Carlos Williams’s “Raleigh Was Right” to craft a formal multi-paragraph response to the following prompt: How does a shared central idea develop over the course of the poems from this unit? Using the poems as well as their tools, notes, annotations, and lesson Quick Writes, students write responses using relevant and sufficient evidence to support their analysis


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Bilingual Language Progressions

These resources, developed by the New York State Education Department, provide standard-level scaffolding suggestions for English Language Learners (ELLs) to help them meet grade-level demands. Each resource contains scaffolds at multiple levels of language acquisition and describes the linguistic demands of the standards to help ELA teachers as well as ESL/bilingual teachers scaffold content for their English learning students.


From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 10 ELA Module 1, Lesson 7. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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