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Learning Target: I can analyze the use of syntax in a historical document and intentionally craft sentences for a persuasive effect.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 Session: EOC Prep Packet! We are going to be doing one of these every day leading up to Thanksgiving Break! We will take a few minutes to complete the packet and then go over them as a class. These EOC Prep Grades will be used to REPLACE previous grades in class, so it can really bring your grade up!

Work Session: Today we are going to read the Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy. After reading, we will discuss the text and the Second Read questions. Also, if you weren’t here on Monday, you need to take the Touchstone 3 test. We will go over the test and discuss the answers on Friday, too!

Closing Session: VOCAB REVIEW!!!! You have a vocab quiz Friday!!

Assessment: Informal (Book Check)

Differentiation: Process (scaffolding), Interest

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