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AP Lang: Humor Week, Day 1

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text. Learning Target: I can analyze how an author uses rhetoric to create humor in an essay. Opening Session: Course registration! Let me sign

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World Lit: The Counterargument Assignment

Welcome! For the next four days you will be working on The Counterargument Assignment, which is your second (and final) Embedded Assessment for this unit. Standard: ELAGSE9-10W1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate

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AP Lang: Review, Vocab, and Test Prep, Oh My!

Standard:  ELAGSE11-12L4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. Learning Target: I can determine the meaning of various literary devices and terms so I am better prepared for the AP Language exam. Opening Session: Crash Course Literature: Why

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World Lit: Taking A Stand Against Exploitation

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.  Learning target: I can read an argument and analyze how the author builds it, and I can write an essay that explains how an author builds an argument to

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World Lit: Taking a Stand Against Hunger, Day 2

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.  Learning Target: I can identify an author’s purpose and analyze an argument presented, and I can synthesize information from print and nonprint persuasive texts.  Opening Session: Check out this animated

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