RL.8.9

Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

 
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Exploring the Power of Allusion

8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part III
8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part III
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Something seems familiar here: Students learn how allusion invites more into a text.

 
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Introducing Archetypes

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Wait a minute . . . I know someone just like that!

 
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Close Reading: Determine the Similarities and Differences in a Literary Work

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Reading Strategies: Ways to Interpret & Analyze Literary Texts
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Reading Strategies: Ways to Interpret & Analyze Literary Texts
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's My prerogative! I say what I want to say about hybrid cars!

 
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From Text to Film: Of Mice and Men

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Teasing students along with excerpts of a film.

 
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Setting Presentations

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men Part I
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
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Students discover that setting might be saying something . . .

 
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sample student setting chapter one
Common Core ELA
 
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