Common Core Exemplar for High School ELA: “Living Like Weasels”
English Language Arts (NYS P-12 Common Core)
Elementary, Commencement, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
By reading and rereading the passage closely and focusing their reading through a series of questions and discussion about the text, students will be equipped to unpack Dillard’s essay. When combined with writing about the passage, students will learn to appreciate how Dillard’s writing contains a deeper message and derive satisfaction from the struggle to master complex text.
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“Living Like Weasels”
From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Common Core Exemplar for High School ELA: Living Like Weasels. Internet. Available from http://engageny.org/resource/common-core-exemplar-for-high-school-ela-living-like-weasels; accessed 22, March, 2013.