RI.9-10.1

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Arguments
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Lather up everyone! Students use a SOAPSTone chart to read an important American speech closely.

 
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Singing of Yourself & Others: Whitman's "Song of Myself"

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Figurative Language in the Poetry of Whitman & Dickinson
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Figurative Language in the Poetry of Whitman & Dickinson
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students sing of themselves and celebrate themselves, and analyze some poetry, too.

 
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Determining Who's to Blame for Romeo and Juliet's Death (Day 1 of 2)

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 5: Theme Analysis, Comparing Text to Film, and Analytical Writing
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 5: Theme Analysis, Comparing Text to Film, and Analytical Writing
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Romeo drank the poison, but is he to blame?

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Arguments
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Do you want to be convinced that bugs will be a great addition to your diet? Check this out!

 
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Images of Wrath and Redemption: Jonathan Edwards' "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Plain Living Portrayed in Puritan Poetry and Sermons
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Plain Living Portrayed in Puritan Poetry and Sermons
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Fire & Wrath! Jonathan Edwards' vivid imagery in "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" delivers a fear-filled impact.

 
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"Rich Girls Don't Marry Poor Boys": The Connection Between Author and Text

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The events of the life and characteristics of the style of F. Scott Fitzgerald are linked in his writing; today students are introduced to both.

 
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This Stands for What? Explaining Symbolism in The Scarlet Ibis

9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search For Identity: "The Scarlet Ibis" Reading and Analysis
9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search For Identity: "The Scarlet Ibis" Reading and Analysis
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Two minds are better than one in this pairing activity to identify symbols; Students create a study buddy in a crafty foldable for keeping track of notes and concepts

 
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The First Day of High School: "This is Me in Grade 9!"

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Here's a great way to start your year--with a little bit of controversy and a lot of fun.

 
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Identifying Argument: How Much Privacy Are You Willing To Give Up?

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Electronic Privacy
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Electronic Privacy
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Is there anything that is still private? Today my students will read an article and answer this question.

 
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Will it Parallel?! Structure and Form in Jefferson's Declaration of Independence

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If two lines on a page can be parallel, how can two lines of words?

 
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Culture, Identity, and Vocabulary of Literary Nonfiction

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Does culture shape our identity or does identity shape culture?

 
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Researching Background Knowledge for "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" Using Voice Thread.

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Development: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Development: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What challenges do Native Americans face living on a reservation? Students will use voice thread to share their responses.

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Arguments
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Mixing it up in this lesson: Countering arguments in the on demand essay AND analyzing how a speaker's words reflect his/her values and beliefs in a poem.

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Actions and Reactions
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students serve as judge and jury to O.Henry's use of allusions to The Queen of Sheba and King Solomon

 
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Race and Rhetoric in Dr. King's I Have a Dream speech

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Arguments
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Arguments
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Rhetoric is the discussion topic of the day as students discuss persuasive techniques.

 
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