SL.11-12.6

Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating a command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

 
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Preparation for BEOWULF

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

"When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness." -Joseph Campbell

 
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student work double entry
   

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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stage
   

"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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african slave ship diagram
   

Mood & Tone

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

How do mood and tone contribute to the suspense of a narrative?

 
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student read alouds 1
   

A Literary Tour: The Harlem Renaissance

11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Renewed Focus on Modernism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Renewed Focus on Modernism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Conceptualize the themes of the Harlem Renaissance with this small group activity focusing on the talented, iconic poets of the movement.

 
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langston hughes
   

Narrowing a Thesis & Unpacking Steinbeck's Structure & Characters

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Submitting final thesis proposals & answering tough questions in Of Mice & Men: Is George a jerk? Is Lennie a bear? Is this a play or a novel?

 
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salinas valley
   

Pop Up Debates: Chasing the Dream or Fleeing an Inescapable Past?

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:

Objects in mirrors may be closer than they appear, but could someone tell Gatsby that they're still BEHIND him?

 
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rearview mirror
   

Final Revision: Improving Readability & Grade Level Appropriateness

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
   

A New Look at "Grass," Robert Frost, & the American Dream

11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Renewed Focus on Modernism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Renewed Focus on Modernism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Want to fuel discussion in today's anticipation guide for Gatsby? Tell kids you'd refuse to marry a poor guy. Does the trick every time!

 
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manasses image
   

The Many Faces of Loneliness in OMAM & Outlining for Success

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Major reveals for today: George didn’t ever plan to buy Lennie rabbits, Curley's wife is just lonely, & outlining is USEFUL! Whoa, big day!

 
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farm lies
   

Utilizing Effective Peer Reviews & Crafting Intros and Conclusions

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Rejuvenate peer reviews, return relevance to conclusions, & banish the "I am going to tell you about…" introduction from your life FOREVER!

 
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bookends
   

Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 2 of 3)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So if 65% of the population learns visually, we should probably create a pretty awesome presentation to support our argument, right?

 
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is your bachelors degree worth it infographic
   

Delusions and Disillusions at Gatsby's Epic Bash

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 know when you're watching something that you know will be awful and you just can't look away? Yeah, it's like that. Acted out. Bam!

 
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Presenting & Discussing the Final Research Projects

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

After a long, hard "research season," your students will be stoked to present & answer questions from peers about their research project!

 
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sharing research success
   

Elements of the Hiring Process: Resume and Job Interview

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do you have what it takes to land your dream job in the Biotechnology Industry?

 
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group resume
Common Core ELA
 
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