RL.11-12.1

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

 
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Characterization in "The Devil and Tom Walker"

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Old Scratch and a termagant wife add to Tom Walker's travails.

 
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tomwaler
   

Shrink the Epic: Introducing "Beowulf" and the Anglo-Saxon Period of English Literature

12th Grade ELA » Unit: We Need a Hero: The Anglo-Saxon Epic "Beowulf"
12th Grade ELA » Unit: We Need a Hero: The Anglo-Saxon Epic "Beowulf"
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Front-loading activities prepare students to read the Old English, Anglo-Saxon epic.

 
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beowulf seamus heaney
   

Edgar Allan Poe: "The Black Cat"

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Poe's macabre style is the cat's pajama.

 
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poeblack
   

A Rose for Emily Part II

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Emily's is dying to get married: Is Emily a predator or victim?

 
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a rose for emily natalie
   

Flannery O'Connor: The Life You Save May Be Your Own

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The grotesque and the obsessed maneuver through the American South.

 
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An Allegorical Investigation of "The Minister's Black Veil"

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Making the leap from finding allegory in "Horton Hears a Who" to finding allegory in "The Minister's Black Veil" is easier than you'd think!

 
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scary church by elmo21737
   

The Southern Gothic: A Rose for Emily

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A rose is not just a rose: Emily's dreams wither along with her perception of reality.

 
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a rose for emily
   

Carousel Discussion Act 5 "The Taming of the Shrew"

12th Grade ELA » Unit: "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare: Unmasking a Troubling Text
12th Grade ELA » Unit: "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare: Unmasking a Troubling Text
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Carousel Discussion promotes dialogue about complicated issues in literature.

 
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The Great Gatsby Summative Assessment

11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Great Gatsby
11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Great Gatsby
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Summative Assessment qualifies knowledge of The Great Gatsby.

 
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gatsassess
   
12th Grade ELA » Unit: MACBETH
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is the evolution of Macbeth's downfall?

 
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The Modern Gothic: Joyce Carol Oates

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Gothic Literature: The Short Story
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Modern problems encrypted in the Modern Gothic.

 
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joyce carol oates by marion ettlinger hires
   

Ravin' About "The Raven": Inside Gothic Lit with Oates & Poe

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If there's one thing kids understand, it's how creepy Christopher Walken is. Now let's apply that to Gothic Lit!

 
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gothic literature characteristics
   

Delving into Deeper Meaning with Poetry & Dr. Seuss

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Whitman launches a multi-generational "rap battle" of sorts, and Yertle the Turtle is unveiled as an allegorical Hitler…it’s a big day.

 
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dr seuss
   

Tracing Literary Elements through Music & Origin Myths

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Early American Voices & Developing Reading Habits
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Early American Voices & Developing Reading Habits
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Could combining your students' love for music and childhood memories of "story time" really help you teach figurative language? You betcha!

 
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highway
   

Romanticism Redefined with Irving & Metacognitive Reading Logs

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Ever wonder WHAT your students are THINKING when they read? Use Reading Apprenticeship and a metacognitive reading log to find out!

 
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romantic vs transcendental
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