RL.11-12.7

Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (Include at least one play by Shakespeare and one play by an American dramatist.)

 
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"Beowulf" Station Rotation: An Epic Activity

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:

Stations work in secondary English classes and emphasize student choice.

 
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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
   

"A Hero Ain't Nothing but a Sandwich": Imagining and Inventing an "Epic" Hero

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:

We all have personal heroes and ideas about heroes whether from personal experience or pop culture.

 
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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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"The Good and the Badde": Using Primary Texts to Unmask Female Stereotypes

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:

Primary documents offer insights into gender roles in Shakespeare's texts.

 
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nicholas breton the good and the badde
   

Get 'Em Moving by Blocking Out Chapter 4 of Great Gatsby

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Is Gatsby Really so "Great"?
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Is Gatsby Really so "Great"?
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

You haven't lived as an ELA teacher until you've watched students latch on to the role of Meyer Wolfshiem...luxuriating nosehairs and all!

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

A virtual tour allows students to experience an exhibit from the comfort of the computer lab.

 
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anglo saxon helmet at the british museum sutton hoo
   
12th Grade ELA » Unit: BEOWULF
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom." -Bob Dylan

 
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grendelmother
   

Introduction to the Research Project: Persuasive and Rhetorical Devices

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Words that Moved our Nation: Great American Speeches
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Words that Moved our Nation: Great American Speeches
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The ideas that bind: Identifying persuasion and rhetoric in speech.

 
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Creating a Banned Book Infographic

12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Visual texts promote 21st Century literacy.

 
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Film Interpretations of "The Raven" & Introducing Transcendental "Vision"

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

Watching video interpretations of a source text is a Common Core Standard? That sounds like a plan my students can get behind!!

 
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Through a Glass Darkly: Reading"Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" through Literary Lenses

12th Grade ELA » Unit: What Makes a Monster?: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus"
12th Grade ELA » Unit: What Makes a Monster?: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus"
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

"A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face." --Edward P. Morgan

 
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mary wollstonecraft mother of mary
   

Meet Me at the Tabard by the Bell: "The General Prologue" to "The Canterbury Tales" (Day 1 of 3)

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Take a Little Trip: The Middle Ages and Chaucer
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Take a Little Trip: The Middle Ages and Chaucer
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We're all on a journey and have much in common with Chaucer's pilgrims.

 
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BEOWULF: Debriefing and Wrap-Up

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

The hero's journey reflects the human experience.

 
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groupcollab
   

Summative Assessment: A Streetcar Named Desire

11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Elements of Drama: A Streetcar Named Desire
11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Elements of Drama: A Streetcar Named Desire
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Recapping A Streetcar Named Desire

 
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