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Reading For and Writing With "Specific Language"

Unit 3: House on Mango Street Part II
Lesson 5 of 13

Objective: SWBAT return to reading The House on Mango Street with renewed focus on "specific language," then utilize specific language in writing a paragraph about someone they love.

Big Idea: "To use specific language, to really think about our characters, is not just good writing, but a moral duty." -Karen E. Bender

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