Archive for November 8th, 2017:

World Lit: Things Fall Apart, Day 1

Welcome to reading our novel, Things Fall Apart! We have 8 days before Thanksgiving Break, and by my calculation, we will take precisely 8 days to read the book. That means we had better get started! Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL2 Determine a theme or central idea of text and closely analyze its development over the course of the text,

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American Lit: One Last Stand with Syntax

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 Learning Target: I can analyze the use of syntax in a historical document and intentionally craft sentences for a persuasive effect. Opening

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