W.9-10.9a

Apply grades 9-10 Reading standards to literature(e.g., "Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work [e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare]").

 
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Literature Circle Discussion Day: A Focus on Quizzes (Chapters 1-6)

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Beginning to explore "To Kill a Mockingbird" and drawing on each other, students start their literature circle discussions

 
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student illustrator example radley
   

The Mechanical Hound: Using Context Clues to Understand Deeper Meaning

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: The Hearth and the Salamander
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: The Hearth and the Salamander
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Dogs are supposed to be man's best friend. Does the mechanical hound count?

 
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Literature Circle Discussion Day: A Focus on In-Depth Questioning (Chapters 7-11)

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Moving forward collaboratively, students reflect on their understanding of the first six chapters of the novel before moving into an investigation of the next five chapters in their literature circle discussions.

 
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student illustrator example the fire at miss maudie s house chapter
   

Literature Circle Discussion Day: A Focus on Characters (Chapters 12-16)

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Continuing collaboratively, students reflect on their strengths and areas in need to improvement before investigating the novel further in their literature circle discussions.

 
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student illustrator example first purchase church chapter 12
   

Literature Circle Discussion: A Focus on Illustrations (Chapters 22-26)

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By visualizing a scene in "To Kill a Mockingbird," students learn what it means to walk a mile in Scout's shoes, to see what she sees.

 
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student illustrator example ch 22 26 1
   

Writer's Practice: Analysis of Close Reading & Critical Viewing

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:

Connections and Comparisons: Like F. Scott Fitzgerald, students draw from their experiences (in viewing and reading) to demonstrate understanding of the novel.

 
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Literature Circle Reading Day: Chapters 12-16

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible." - Maya Angelou

 
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student illustrator example first purchase church chapter
   

Literature Circle Discussion Day: A Focus on Connections (Chapters 17-21)

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As Scout learns that all people in Maycomb are connected, students draw connections between the text and their own experiences, reading, and knowledge.

 
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student illustrator example breaking the news of tom s death
   

Literature Circle Discussion Day: A Focus on Vocabulary (Chapters 27-31)

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As Scout learns new words, like "entailment" and "fine folks," students learn along with her.

 
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student illustrator example ch 22 26 2
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