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Lesson plan

Lesson 2: Analyzing how an author develops a claim and a central idea in an informational text

Lesson 2: Analyzing how an author develops a claim and a central idea in an informational text

Students reread “The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me” by Sherman Alexie and analyze how the author develops claims in the text. Students determine the central idea of the text and use conversation stems to engage in a whole class discussion.