Students compare figurative/literal language to examine how an author’s use of different figures of speech helps convey messages or express themes in interesting/dramatic ways.
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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 EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 6 Module 2B, Unit 2, Lesson 3.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-6-module-2b-unit-2-lesson-3; accessed 2015-05-29.
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