Read "A Little Cloud," "Counterparts," "Clay," and "A Painful Case"
Common Core Objectives
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.