Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 11

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Who is to blame for Bernie Madoff's crime? Class members look for evidence Diana B. Henriques uses in The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust to support her claims that we share the responsibility with Madoff.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Ask a class member to prepare the masterful reading of the paragraphs under study
Classroom Considerations
  • The lesson uses Diana B. Henriques's The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust as the anchor text
  • The 11th in a 13-lesson unit that asks learners to investigate how authors structure their stories and use evidence to support their claims
Pros
  • The eight-page packet includes a list of the Common Core standards addressed by the lesson, a vocabulary list, discussion questions with model responses, a concluding quick write, and a homework assignment
Cons
  • None