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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.9 Compare And Contrast...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.9 - Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.9 Compare And Contrast Two Or More Versions Of The Same... Reading:Literature - 2nd Grade English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

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