L.9-10.4d

Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Romeo and Juliet meet and the seeds of a tragic drama are planted.

 
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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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vocabulary
   

Literary Devices in Act I of Othello

10th Grade ELA » Unit: The Divine and Diabolical World of Othello
10th Grade ELA » Unit: The Divine and Diabolical World of Othello
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What's the function of literary devices in Shakespeare? Students explore how literary devices influence the text and the audience.

 
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writing it out
   

Who is August Wilson? Using THIEVES to Pre-Read an Obituary Informational Text

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do you want to know more about August Wilson? You must be willing to become THIEVES!

 
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wilson
   

Analyzing how Complex Characters Change and Develop in “The Birthmark”

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Fiction: Back to Basics
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Fiction: Back to Basics
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is she is really "the best the earth can offer."

 
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birth photo
   

From Cells to Biosphere: Anchoring Biological Terms (Day 1 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Tap into your students' creative power and personal interests in science to create visual examples of basic biology vocabulary from cells to the biosphere!

 
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small version of my
   

Debate: Is Summer Vacation Necessary?

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will make inferences and cite evidence to determine their response to the following question -- Summer vacation: intellectual growth or intellectual drop zone?

 
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rollercoaster
   

History and Cultural Identity: Vocabulary for Maus by Art Spiegelman

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 investigate the people and events that shaped and led to the Holocaust.

 
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day 1 intro
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry Analysis
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do you know why I like this poem? I will show you my reasons!

 
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the critic
   

Who is August Wilson? Finding the Main Ideas and Supporting Details in an Obituary Using Chunking

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Why do we study August Wilson's plays? Let chunking lead you to the central ideas, and they will uncover the answer!

 
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wilson2
   

From Cells to Biosphere: Anchoring Biological Terms (Day 2 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1: Introduction to our Classroom and The Scope of Biology
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Tap into your students' creative power and personal interests in science to create visual examples of basic biology vocabulary from cells to the biosphere!

 
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small version my
   

Foiling Holden: Comparing and Contrasting Characters

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:

Do we learn more about ourselves through those were are more similar to, or those we are more different from?

 
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holden and stradlater
   

Figurative Language: Rose, Python, Hearth, Salamander

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analyzing Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Analyzing Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Symbolic language has a high affective domain and is worth studying carefully!

 
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pages from deck of cards literary symbols and musings 2013
   

Transferring Skills: Evaluating the Central Idea in a Student-Selected Text

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Rule Makers And Rule Breakers
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Rule Makers And Rule Breakers
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Take students transfer skills from common, classroom texts to an independent text?

 
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newspaper
   

Learning Vocab by Writing Stories (Day 1 of 2)

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary Acquisition
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary Acquisition
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How do you learn new words? By using them!

 
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vocabstories
Common Core ELA
 
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