RI.9-10.6

Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.

 
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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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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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Introduction to Rhetorical Appeals and Writing a Rhetorical Precis

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What is the purpose? How does it connect to an audience? Students will distinguish between and objective analysis and personal opinion.

 
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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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An Introduction to Persepolis

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Reading and Writing: Persepolis and Memoir
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Reading and Writing: Persepolis and Memoir
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In order to understand what you are reading, it is helpful to keep a written record of big ideas.

 
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Connecting Themes, Authors, & Our Lives: Class Discussion

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Catching Identity, Novel Study of "The Catcher in the Rye"
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Catching Identity, Novel Study of "The Catcher in the Rye"
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Three themes, one author, and a whole lot of issues: what holds "The Catcher in the Rye" together?

 
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Elements of Life in Harlem During the 1920's and 1930's: Analyzing Poems to Discover Harlem Renaissance Poets’ Point of view and Purpose

9th Grade ELA » Unit: An Introduction to Harlem Renaissance Writers: Critical and Creative Reading and Writing
9th Grade ELA » Unit: An Introduction to Harlem Renaissance Writers: Critical and Creative Reading and Writing
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How did life in Harlem affect Harlem Renaissance poets?

 
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Introduction to Annotation Techniques

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Establishing a Classroom Culture: Reading and Writing
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Establishing a Classroom Culture: Reading and Writing
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Today students build a tool box of annotation techniques ensure that students will have customizable resources to engage with text.

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

What's the score? Students write comparisons of Dr. King and Malcolm and X and score their own writing.

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

Students hit the bulls-eye to differentiate between perceptions and circumstance in a target organizer.

 
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Responding to Personal Turmoil: An Introduction to Night

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Texts: Analyzing the Narrative Non-fiction Style of Night
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Texts: Analyzing the Narrative Non-fiction Style of Night
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Today we will get to know the author of Night by looking at some of the moral dilemmas he faced as well as looking at some of the ideas he has shared publicly beyond his book.

 
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Emily Dickinson's Simplicity of Language: "Because I could not stop for Death--"

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:

How do you describe Death? This question guides our look at the speaker's interaction with and reaction to Death.

 
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Skill 2: Vocabulary Strategies

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Skill Review: Preparing for the State Test
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Skill Review: Preparing for the State Test
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do you comprehend a text when unknown vocabulary gets in the way? Using context clues is a good place to start.

 
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Western Influences on Chinua Achebe: The Second Coming and Things Fall Apart (Day 2 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will examine the western poem "The Second Coming" to find clues about the African novel, "Things Fall Apart."

 
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Puzzling Out Information: A Jigsaw Reading

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:

Like the greatest thinkers of the The Enlightenment sought to understand the world around them, students craft a whole understanding of the era's historical context

 
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