Posts Tagged ‘american lit’:

American Lit: Money and the American Dream

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI2 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 provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text. Learning Target: I can analyze multiple texts to identify the development of a recurring idea

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American Lit: Coming To America

Standard: 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: I can

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American Lit: Declaring Your Independence

Standard: ELAGSE11-12W1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. Learning Target: I can evaluate the effectiveness of an argument. Opening Session: John Adams – the Declaration of Independence Work Session: Today we will start out with a recap of what we did yesterday, reviewing what

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American Lit: The Declaration of Independence

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI9 Analyze foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features. For British Literature, American Literature, and Multicultural Literature use comparable documents of historical significance. Learning Target: I can analyze the

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American Lit: Annotating an Argumentative Text

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 identify and evaluate the effectiveness of an authors argument, claims, evidence, and call to action. Opening Session: MKTO –

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