L.9-10.4c

Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, its part of speech, or its etymology.

 
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Making Inferences about the Character of the Characters 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:

Dissections aren't just for science --In ELA students dissect characters and use vocabulary development tools.

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

Hindsight is 20/20 as students decide where Madame Loisel could have changed her future by examining their cause and effect chains.

 
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necklace
   

Reviewing Creation Myths and Trickster Tales: A Class Review

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: In The Beginning There Was American Literature...Creation Myths & Creative Writing
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: In The Beginning There Was American Literature...Creation Myths & Creative Writing
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What mythical origins might the local lake, river, or tourist attraction have? After review of the myths they have read, students begin to plan for writing their own creation myth.

 
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the creation of adam by michelangelo
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Making My Point: Anthem
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Evil and Damned: It sounds like witchcraft, but it's literary analysis.

 
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evil
   

Similes are Like Kittens Glued Together: Analyzing and Writing Similes about Cold Weather

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: The Reality of It All--Realism in the American Story
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: The Reality of It All--Realism in the American Story
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do you describe wind chills of 30 degrees below and walls of snow outside the school? By comparing it to something relatable, of course!

 
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catflakes
   

"Two houses, both alike...": Becoming Pros at Prologue Analysis and Book Jacket Work Time

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Crossing Boundaries: Romeo and Juliet
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Crossing Boundaries: Romeo and Juliet
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students become "pros" at prologue analysis of Romeo and Juliet. Then they continue their work on the SSR project.

 
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two houses
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Crossing Boundaries: The Odyssey
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"50/50 split" is how we use our class time today by completing two different types of assessments

 
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halffullorhalfempty
   

Language Review: Identifying figurative language and figures of speech in magazines

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Creative Test Prep and Review
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Creative Test Prep and Review
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

When students are given an opportunity to create something, do they retain information better?

 
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magazines mode copenhague
   

The Spicy Aroma of Pakora and Nihari: Approaching Afghan culture through language in The Kite Runner (day 2 of 2)

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Extending Literary Reading in the Middle Chapters of The Kite Runner
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Extending Literary Reading in the Middle Chapters of The Kite Runner
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As students taste Afghan culture, they explore contrasts with mainstream American culture.

 
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800px nihari
   

Literature Circle #3: Holden On His Own

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:

How do you act when you're alone? Are you different from the "public you"?

 
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nuns and
Common Core ELA
 
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