CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.1

Conventions of Standard English

Description

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

This unit focuses on the Legislative Branch of the US Congress as created by the Constitution of the United States in 1788.  The goal of this unit is to create an in depth understanding of how this body was created and many of the important features that have helped it thrive over that past 200+ years.

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This short unit is designed to instruct students on how to identify fragments and run-ons in writing. It will also give them multiple tools to fix sentence fragments and run-ons. The final assessment is a tiered assessment.

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This unit will let students learn the building concepts of subject-verb agreement in this unit.  Students will not only be exposed to the core rules but also they will explore on their own and be able to track their own progress.  The attached document details how face-to-face instruction will merge with self-paced practice to create a blended experience that enables understanding to

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Students will learn how to identify various sentence types (simple, compound, complex, compound-complex), and how to utilize them in their writing. They will also learn how to identify and correct sentence fragments and run-ons. Formative assessments will largely take place online via google forms.

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This blended lesson is generated to assist students with increasing their ability to develop into effective writers, able to begin to create and transfer their thoughts into well-written text of many genres.  The basis for developing the ability to become effective writers, of course requires lots of practice, but also having a good knowledge of the seven parts of speech.

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The goal of this class is to provide readers with exposure to a variety of modern literature. In this course, you will be able to choose three genres of contemporary literature to explore. All assignments must reflect critical thinking based on the standards linked to the units. Each until will be introduced with a mini-research project. Your reading progress will be documented on your blog.

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