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lesson 21
1 hour

Who is at Fault?


In this lesson, students prepare for their End-of-Unit written and oral assessments by considering Macbeth in its entirety and beginning to form an argument in response to the question of which character bears primary responsibility for the tragedy. Student learning is assessed through a Quick Write in response to the following prompt: Which character bears the most responsibility for the tragedy of Macbeth? Use reasoning to support the claim and provide one piece of evidence to support your choice and strengthen your reasoning.


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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 4, Unit 2, Lesson 21. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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