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World Lit: Brainstorming Day!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. Learning Target: I can explain how rhetorical devices are used to achieve and author’s purpose in persuasive speeches. Opening Session: Some examples of rhetorical devices, as seen in Disney Songs Work Session: 

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It’s ESSAY TIME!

Standard:  ELAGSE9-10RL1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Learning Target: I will begin brainstorming and outlining for my first formal essay in this class about whether or not communism could ever work in America. Activator: Just for fun – A

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Communism Essay and Study Guide!

Welcome to TUESDAY!!! Standard:  RI.9-10.1. Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Learning Target: Students will work on a study guide for their Animal Farm unit test and prewriting for their communism essay. Activator:  Today we’re going to split the block

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Brainstorm Your Monday!

Standard: W.9-10.1. 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 or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence. Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence

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It’s FRIDAY!!! Ready to Think?

Standard:  SL.9-10.3. Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence. Learning Target: Students will receive the expectations for their summer reading assignment, and we will do a group “bomb shelter” activity to start the thought process for our first major writing assignment.

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