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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4

Craft and Structure

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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).

Unit 1 is a five-day unit on narrative structure. The linked blueprint breaks the unit down by day featuring an agenda for each day and linked resources for each activity, including face-to-face and online lessons.

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Unit 0 is a four-day introduction to English 9 A and orientation to both SSR and the course’s blended format. The blueprint breaks the unit down by day featuring an agenda for each day and linked resources for each activity, including face-to-face and online lessons.

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This pathway is an introduction to short story with a focus on the literary terms and devices of characterization, theme, juxtaposition, setting, structure, alliteration and diction.  By the end of this unit, students will be able to summarize and analyze the listed elements of short story.

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This pathway outlines blended steps that lead students through analysis of words, sounds and visuals around Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror" song and video.  The concept of empathy will be introduced and will carry thematically throughout the entire unit.  Students will learn abou tthe literary terms: 

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This unit covers several of Poe's short works, including one of his essays. It is intended to be used as part of a 10th-grade American Literature class and covers content standards related to the reading of literature and, to a lesser extent, the reading of informational texts.

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     The object consists of a text in the public domain that has been downloaded from the web, uploaded into the web-based application Kami, and annotated by me with instructions and reflection questions for the students. Students whould read the story while adding their own annotations (such as observations or questions).

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This is the framework of a unit used to teach Romeo and Juliet with blended learning.

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