SL.9-10.3

Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence.

 
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Images and Sounds that Convey Tone in Poetry

9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Introductory Unit
9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Introductory Unit
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students do what crime scene investigators do: Collect evidence of words and phrases that convey meaning

 
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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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Transforming the Classroom into a Jazz Club: Analyzing "Jazzonia" and Writing Musical Poetry

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:

Creating a classroom Jazz Cafe makes the Harlem Renaissance come to life!

 
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Remembering the Sights and Sounds of 9/11 through Poetry Day 1

9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Introductory Unit
9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Introductory Unit
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Shared poetry is the result as students compose poetry about September 11 using images and sound devices

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

Does social media have consequences? Can you handle them?

 
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Introduction to Reading for Rhetoric: Television Commercial Analysis

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text: How to Read for Rhetoric
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text: How to Read for Rhetoric
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Knowing and using the language of rhetoric is a critical component of making sense of the world we live in. Today we will begin the process of building our vocabulary for discussing this key concept.

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

Can students treat a documentary just like an argumentative print text?

 
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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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Finding Cultural Identity in History: Voices from the Past

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Impact of History on Identity and Culture
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Impact of History on Identity and Culture
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students engage in living history through listening to digital recordings and interviews.

 
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CancerQuest: Cell Division Gone Wrong (Day 1 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 6: The Cellular Basis of Inheritance: Mitosis & Meiosis
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 6: The Cellular Basis of Inheritance: Mitosis & Meiosis
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get your students connecting the cell cycle to their daily lives through the use of medical treatments and explanations of cancer.

 
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Introduction to Persuasive Appeals

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing The Building Blocks of Argumentation
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing The Building Blocks of Argumentation
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Magazine advertisements reveal the first step of understanding argument.

 
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How Did He Do That? Backwards Speech Design (Day 1 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Persuasive Speaking and Rhetorical Anlaysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Persuasive Speaking and Rhetorical Anlaysis
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Effective speaking requires effective planning and organization. Before we craft our own speeches, let's figure out how others have planned theirs.

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Literature Circle Reading Day: 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:

“Our daddy’s a friend of your daddy’s. Scout here, she’s crazy—she won’t fight you any more.” Students learn how Scout learns to interact with others.

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

Interviewing our school resource officer is just as valuable as reading a text about social media privacy.

 
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Analysis of Revolutionary Music

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analysis of Narrative Style in A Tale of Two Cities
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analysis of Narrative Style in A Tale of Two Cities
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Starting semester two with a thematic discussion about where we were last semester and where we are headed this semester.

 
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