RI.11-12.7

Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

 
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"A Monster Calls" Me: Identifying Personal and Public Monsters, a "Frankenstein" Response

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:

"The real world is where the monsters are." --Rick Riordan

 
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a monster calls book
   

Setting the Right Tone for the School Year: "Dear Students Returning to School"

12th Grade ELA » Unit: In the Beginning: The First Three Days of School
12th Grade ELA » Unit: In the Beginning: The First Three Days of School
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Our world is a better place when citizens are well educated, which is why society invests in public education.

 
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"Lifting the Veil" with Historical Narratives

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:

How are pink slime, iPads, and slavery related? Simple. They were all brought to light by some compelling narratives which elicited change!

 
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Historical Introduction to Early American Lit

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:

Is Twilight literature? Let the debate ensue! And you thought the Edward versus Jacob battle was a contentious one...

 
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Literacy & Power with Malcolm X (Day 2 of 2)

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:

Tackle teaching productive group dynamics, close-reading of Malcolm X's autobiography, and the value of literacy all in one day!

 
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Contextualizing Realism & Naturalism with Informational Texts

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Luring students into nonfiction isn’t a hard sell using a “behind the scenes” approach to investigate the major names of the Civil War.

 
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green soldiers
   

Declaring Independence with Style & Collaboration

11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Revolutionary Introduction to Argumentation & Rhetoric
11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Revolutionary Introduction to Argumentation & Rhetoric
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using collaboration to analyze the Declaration of Independence, one of the greatest collaborations of all time, is an irony not lost on me!

 
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puzzle
   

The Dark Side of Desire

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

Ambition clouds moral aptitude leading down a darkened path.

 
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gillettedoomed
   

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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oratory
   

Defining True Education with David Foster Wallace

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Thematic Unit: Education
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Thematic Unit: Education
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Hearing a speaker can sometimes change the interpretation of a text.

 
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this is water
   

Dialect & Regionalism Today and in Twain's Time

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
   

Digging Deeper into Narrative Nonfiction

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Life is Hard. That's Realism & Naturalism!
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What makes informational text an easier sell to 11th graders? The lure of video clips and songs as supplemental, CCSS-approved materials!

 
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sojourner truth
   

Unpacking A College Freshman English Syllabus

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Metaphysical Poets
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Metaphysical Poets
Caitlin  Chiller
Whitehall, MT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What is expected in English classrooms that is also expected in college? How is high school preparing students for higher education?

 
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college campus
   

Frolicking in Nature with Emerson & Dillard

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

Investigating occult relationships with vegetables and arguing over the value of pennies...you have to love the Transcendentalists!

 
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favorite tree
   

"I'm with the Banned" Banned Book Week and the Persuasive Essay

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:

Front-loading that challenges students' thinking and raises questions paves the way for real-world writing.

 
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