L.11-12.1

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

 
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"And Little I've Heard of Such Vailant Deeds" Beowulf Boasting

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:

Understanding Anglo-Saxon boasting increases when students replicate the technique.

 
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Revising with RADaR Revision

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Because He Hears a Different Drummer:Various Approaches for Comparing Genres and Analyzing Texts
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Because He Hears a Different Drummer:Various Approaches for Comparing Genres and Analyzing Texts
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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Evaluating writing helps with revision.

 
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Writing a Metaphysical Conceit

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Metaphysical Poets
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Metaphysical Poets
Caitlin  Chiller
Whitehall, MT
Environment: Rural
 
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Writing poetry and creating figurative language become easier if students are able to understand the components through literary analysis.

 
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"It Was a Dark and Stormy Night": Eliminating Being Verbs from Student Writing

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On: Innovative Approaches to Teaching Narration and Description
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On: Innovative Approaches to Teaching Narration and Description
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students need opportunities to experiment with showing rather than telling in their writing.

 
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12th Grade ELA » Unit: Take a Little Trip: The Middle Ages and Chaucer
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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Male/Female relationships complicate the lives of contemporary teens just as they did the Wife of Bath's life.

 
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THE CANTERBURY TALES Prologue Day 2 of 2

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

"If we don't accept ourselves for who we are and where we've come from, who will?" --Silvia Rojas

 
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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" is for Allegory; "S" is for Symbol: Reading One Story as Two in "The Canterbury Tales"

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:

Stories function on literal and symbolic levels of meaning.

 
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Introduction to Senior Argumentative Thesis

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Senior Argumentative Thesis
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Senior Argumentative Thesis
Caitlin  Chiller
Whitehall, MT
Environment: Rural
 
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What are the different types of argument?

 
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Plagiarism Prevention & Grammar Help with Turnitin.com

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
 
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Do your students a favor & help them become more self-sufficient evaluators with online tools like Turnitin.com and video tutorials!

 
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The Influence of Historical Context on a Speaker's Words

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
 
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Words that make history: Historical context as the foundation for rhetorical response.

 
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Building Complex Subjects and Objects in Memoir

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Memoir as Argument
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Memoir as Argument
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
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Nouns don't always act alone as subjects, objects, and objects of a preposition; more help leads to richer descriptions in memoir.

 
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Critically Speaking: Concise Analysis via Critical Comments

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:

Use concise writing to construct a tightly structured critique.

 
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Practicing Projectile Motion

High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 2-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students become the teacher today when they get in front of the class to share their solutions to projectile motion problems.

 
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Reviewing Linear Momentum

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students take on the role of teacher today when they share their solutions to linear momentum practice problems.

 
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Apply the understanding that usage is a matter of convention, can change over time, and is sometimes contested.

Resolve issues of complex or contested usage, consulting references (e.g., Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage, Garner's Modern American English) as needed.

Common Core ELA
 
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