American Lit: I hear Osborne Singing


ELAGSE.11-12.RL.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

ELAGSE.11-12.RL.2. Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.

ELAGSE11-12RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)

Learning Target(s): ✓ I can cite evidence from a text in order to answer questions about theme and poetic language

Opening Session: (Required) Photo Gallery Walk or Collage: What do these photos have in common?
Work Session Read I Hear America Singing — Model and Mark the words used that contribute to imagery and tone

In Groups Read and mark the words that contribute to imagery and tone for I Too Sing America. Complete chart on pg 18.

*Differentiation Use a Double bubble map comparing/contrasting the two with SWDs or lower level readers

Go Over how to do a constructed response again. Use an exemplar from Day 2 as a model.

Closing: Answer Explanatory text question on page 18 as a Brief Constructed Response: What do the two poems mean in reference to singing?

Assessment Strategies: Formal: product assessment/writing

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