L.9-10.5b

Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.

 
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Introducing and Identifying Irony

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: What's Your (Local) Color? Regionalism in the American Short Story
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: What's Your (Local) Color? Regionalism in the American Short Story
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Isn't it ironic? Or is it? We'll be defining and identifying irony in class today.

 
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Literature: Harrison Bergeron and Text Based Answers (Day 1 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Story Boot Camp
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Story Boot Camp
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Text dependent questions and text based answers are the perfect way to bridge the reading and writing standards.

 
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Connecting to Fahrenheit 451 by Discussing Technology in Our Lives

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:

Can you live without your smartphone or computer?

 
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phone
   

Understanding Word Choice and Zora Neal Hurston's Feelings About Herself in How it Feels to be Colored Me

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Non Fiction: How it Feels to Be Colored Me and Salvation
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Non Fiction: How it Feels to Be Colored Me and Salvation
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How can students get a deeper understanding of an author's self-image during challenging times.

 
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harlem renn
   

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
   

Language Study: Holocaust Poetry (Day 1 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Texts: Analyzing the Narrative Non-fiction Style of Night
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Texts: Analyzing the Narrative Non-fiction Style of Night
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will take a step back from Night today to look at other forms of writing/emotional responses to the Holocaust.

 
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auschwitz concentration camp
   

Characterizing Romeo in Act 2 through Analyzing Language and Tension

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 2: Analysis of Character and Tension
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 2: Analysis of Character and Tension
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is Romeo dramatic or in love?

 
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lovehate
   

Analyzing How Humor and Hatred Coexist in Act 1 Scene 1

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 1: Character Introduction and Analysis
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 1: Character Introduction and Analysis
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The opening scene of a story about love centers around hate. Why?

 
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Fated to be Family: Analyzing the Capulet Family in Act 1, Scene 3

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 1: Character Introduction and Analysis
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 1: Character Introduction and Analysis
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Who's the mother here, Lady Capulet or the Nurse?

 
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fateresponse2
   

Discussing and Writing about Romeo, a "Solely Singular" Jokester

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 2: Analysis of Character and Tension
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 2: Analysis of Character and Tension
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Who's better at word play: Mercutio or Romeo? How do you know?

 
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romeopuns
Common Core ELA
 
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