L.11-12.2

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

 
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Ravin' About "The Raven": Inside Gothic Lit with Oates & Poe

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

If there's one thing kids understand, it's how creepy Christopher Walken is. Now let's apply that to Gothic Lit!

 
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Gatsby's Review: Themes, Dreams, and Schemes

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

Boats against the current: Delving into The Great Gatsby to glean theme.

 
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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
   

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
   

Analyzing Choice: the Resurfacing of Careless People

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

So we beat on: The inability to escape one's past pervades Gatsby's dream.

 
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Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 3 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:

Make an argument immersive by adding an oral component. It layers reading, writing, and speaking skills, and it's WAY easier to grade. Win!

 
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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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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
 
Big Idea:

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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digital revisions
   

Encouraging Independence & Reflection on Great Gatsby Soundtracks

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:

Improve the odds of getting complete, supported, well-written essays by giving students class time & evaluation tools to keep them on track!

 
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Organizing and Drafting

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

What is the best way to organize a persuasive argument?

 
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Punctuation Mini-Lesson As Students Draft Essays

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Responses To The Things They Carried
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Responses To The Things They Carried
Martha Soto
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What better time to teach punctuation marks than when students are about to embark on a large writing assignment?

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Final Draft

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

When is a draft final and ready to be submitted for grading?

 
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What Keeps Women Safe Day 5 of 5

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Canterbury Tales - The Wife of Bath's Tale
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Canterbury Tales - The Wife of Bath's Tale
Caitlin  Chiller
Whitehall, MT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Collaboration is a kind of peer-review and editing

 
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Writing a Sherlock Holmes Response Paper

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Sherlock Holmes & Detective Fiction
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Sherlock Holmes & Detective Fiction
Caitlin  Chiller
Whitehall, MT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What elements in a short story define its genre.

 
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Observe hyphenation conventions.

Spell correctly.

Common Core ELA
 
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