L.9-10.1a

Use parallel structure.*

 
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If Dickens Were a Speech Writer: An Introduction to A Tale of Two Cities

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

Dickens is the master of language. As we carry our study of persuasive language over, we will consider how and why Dickens writes what he does in book 1 of A Tale of Two Cities.

 
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charles dickens  a tale of two cities with illustrations by h k browne  1859
   

The Impossibility of Perfection: Franklin's Speckled Axe & 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:

"We hold these truths to be self-evident," students will need to explain and justify their own arguments. The Declaration of Independence models crafting strong arguments, persuasive appeals, and rhetorical devices for students.

 
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Give Me Understanding of Charged Words, or Give Me More Practice

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:

To what do the famous words, "Give me liberty, or give me death" refer? Why would someone make such a charged claim?

 
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Enlightened Students: Test Day and Papers Due

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:

End of the Enlightenment Day! Papers are due and the test is today; it's all been leading up to this.

 
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Reviewing for the Final Exam in Style

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: Burning Bright
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451: Burning Bright
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A little competition and a lot of learning.

 
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