L.9-10.5a

Interpret figures of speech (e.g., satire, sarcasm) in context and analyze their role in the text.

 
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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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Accent + Diction = Mark Twain's Dialect

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:

"Th' wo'ds used an' th' way in which they're pronounced make up th' dialeck of a region, as enny fool kin plainly see."

 
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Using Color and Style to Write about Family while Reading "The House on Mango Street"

9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: "The House on Mango Street"
9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: "The House on Mango Street"
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Eyes, Nose, Fingers, and Toes: Students select a physical characteristic and write stylistically about family members.

 
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Analyzing Allusions in Fahrenheit 451 to Develop a Deeper Understanding of Montag

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:

What does it mean to be a martyr?

 
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Africa: Accessing Prior Knowledge to Prepare for Analyzing Things Fall Apart

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How many countries in Africa? Languages spoken? Religion? Famous writers, musicians, athletes? What do you know about Africa?

 
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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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Evaluating Romeo's Love Poetry 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:

O brawling love, o loving hate! Poor Romeo just needs a date!

 
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Emily Dickinson: Simplicity of Language--A Life in Isolation

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Figurative Language in the Poetry of Whitman & Dickinson
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: Figurative Language in the Poetry of Whitman & Dickinson
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Literal meaning and implied meaning can create confusion in readers; Dickinson's poetic descriptions of common things illustrate this to provide understanding for students.

 
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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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Strapping On Our Boots To Tackle Short Story Analysis

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

How do we increase the rigor for reading a genre students have read for years?

 
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The Red Badge of Comprehension: Understanding Similes in Context

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:

General Sherman may have said "War is Hell," but Stephen Crane's descriptive language proves it.

 
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Okonkwo's Ties to Family and Communtiy Late 19th Century Nigeria

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Characterization and Cultural Motivations: Breaking Down Things Fall Apart
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students investigate the complex relationship between father and son and father and son. Do we carry our father's burdens into our lives?

 
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Skill 3: Poetry Analysis

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Skill Review: Preparing for the State Test
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Skill Review: Preparing for the State Test
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Poetry is the best tool for teaching the nuances of language. Let's see how a poet treats the topic of imperialism.

 
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Different Culture, Different Roles: Women in Two Societies

10th Grade ELA » Unit: New Beginnings, Community Identities, and Remembrances
10th Grade ELA » Unit: New Beginnings, Community Identities, and Remembrances
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Are women's roles the same around the world? To answer this question, students will compare roles of women in Mali and in America.

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

Can a text be so complex that it has multiple purposes directed toward diverse audiences?

 
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