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Civil War Historical Fiction/Blended Learning Unit

Description: 

The unit overview is designed to incoporate historical fiction novels that focus on the civil war time period.  In addition to the novels, students will build background knowledge by researching issues related to the civil war.  Research will take place electronically and students will create presentations for the class.  Also, during the reading of the novels, students will participate in discussions that include face to face discourse, Google chat or Gosoapbox.com.

Learning Targets: 
Reading Literature Key Ideas and Details: Citing textual evidence, Determining theme, Analysis of text to reveal aspects of a character, Analysis of text to reveal aspects of a character
Reading Literature Craft and Structure: Compare two or more texts, Analysis of word choice to convey meaning and tone
Reading Informational Texts to determine key ideas, details, and structure
ELA Writing: Develop coherent ideas in writing
ELA Conventions of Standard English: Demonstrate a command of conventions when writing
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File LaFleur Blended Unit Plan.docx16.6 KB
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DLaFleur
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Creative Commons Licence
Grade: 
Common Core Language Arts