L.9-10.6

Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Of Mice and Men
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What was John Steinbeck’s historical context when writing Of Mice and Men?

 
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rails
   

Introduction to Rhetorical Appeals and Writing a Rhetorical Precis

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What is the purpose? How does it connect to an audience? Students will distinguish between and objective analysis and personal opinion.

 
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the beginning
   

Baseball as a Metaphorical Image in Fences, Act 1 Scene 1

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:

Will it take three strikes for Troy to be out of the old ball game?

 
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troy
   

Closely Looking at Conflicts in Fences, Act 1 Scene 4, to Analyze Character Development

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 the sins of the father visit the children? See Cory try to resist Troy's pull!

 
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troy and cory
   

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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rhetoricaltriangle
   

Why Read Plays: Exposing the Elements of a Drama

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 I need to learn words and phrases about drama? So you won't break a leg as you read the lines!

 
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basic elements of a drama
   

How to Win Arguments and Influence the Audience

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How do the masters of the of argument present claims and organize their evidence? How can students become masters of argument through study of the texts?

 
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martin luther king jr
   
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
   

Dystopian Fiction as Social Commentary

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Analyzing and Creating Social Commentary
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Analyzing and Creating Social Commentary
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As we transition to a new unit, we will spend time looking at the social commentary utilized in dystopian novels.

 
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1984polemiclists
   

Style Study: Tale of Two Cities Book 3 Chapters 1-2 Quote Anlaysis

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:

Let's dive in close to the text to see how Dickens' style works to enhance his message.

 
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t2c  fred barnard  the grindstone  iii 2
   

Verbal Brawling: Oral Reading of Act I of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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 "act out" today as we read Act I of Romeo and Juliet

 
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romeo and juliet act i image
   

Write to Right: Writing an Introduction and Casting the "Right" Vote in "The Most Dangerous Game"

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

Students "write" before they vote to see who is "right" about characters in "The Most Dangerous Game."

 
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tmdg poll2
   

How'd he do that? Comparing Written Memoir to Graphic Memoir

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Reading and Writing: Persepolis and Memoir
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Reading and Writing: Persepolis and Memoir
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We've spent two weeks looking at a graphic memoir--now it's time to see how other writers use imagery to teach us their life lessons.

 
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david sedaris june 2008
   

Evaluating Purpose and Rhetorical Appeals in a Documentary Film

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Rhetorical Precis: Combining Objective Summaries with Analysis
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's not just a Film. It's a documentary! "Youssou N'Dour I Bring What I Love" Students analyze the filmmaker's purpose and how she uses rhetorical appeals.

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

Defining Machiavelli's strategies for world domination can provide a great foundation for evaluation of world leaders.

 
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machiavelli
Common Core ELA
 
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