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Lesson 14: Determining central ideas and claims in an informational text

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Students will read the New York Times article “Back from War, but Not Really Home,” an informational piece that explores the trauma a war veteran carries with him as he tries to assimilate into civilian life.


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  • This lesson will directly support students in their timed response in lesson sixteen as well as their Extension Task at the end of the unit.