W.11-12.9

Draw evidence form literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 
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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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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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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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Reflections (1)
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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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Reflections (1)
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"Is This a Dagger Which I See Before Me?" Comparing Film Versions of "Macbeth" 2.1.44-77.

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Oh, Horror! Horror! Horror! "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Oh, Horror! Horror! Horror! "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Directors make interpretive decisions that affect viewers' perceptions of texts.

 
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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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Reflections (1)
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Paradise Lost and Frankenstein

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

"Did I request thee, Maker, from my Clay, to Mold me Man?" - Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 10

 
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Extended Metaphor with the Puritans & Shel Silverstein

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:

Life is a notebook, my parents are trees, and Jonathan Edwards wants to be a spinning wheel. Can you hold your own with extended metaphors?

 
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Searching for Commonalities in Poe's "The Raven" and "The Tell-Tale Heart"

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 perpetuates the unreliable narrator.

 
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The Scientific Method

High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The scientific method is a controlled way of answering questions and solving problems.

Standards:
 
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Living in Our Satirical World: Anatomy of Satire

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 live in a satirical world.

 
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Evaluating Existing Experimental Designs

High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Proper application of the scientific method requires careful experimental design and control of variables.

Standards:
 
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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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American Romanticism: Ralph Waldo Emerson

11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Individual and the Transcendentalists
11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Individual and the Transcendentalists
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Emerson lauds the benefits of being an individual.

 
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Washing the Slime from the Earth: Flannery O'Connor 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:

From savior to sycophant: Shiftlet shifts his pursuits.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Apply grades 11-12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics").

Apply grades 11-12 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning [e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court Case majority opinions and dissents) and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy (e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses]").

Common Core ELA
 
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