Posts Tagged ‘creative writing’:

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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World Lit: Friday wrap-up!

Standard:ELAGSE9-10RL4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone.) ELAGSE9-10RL5 Analyze how an

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DIY Inferno Thursday

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL9 Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare). Learning Target: I can modernize Dante’s Inferno and create my own version of Hell; I will analyze the

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Make-A-Hero Finale: The LAB!

Standards:  ELAGSE9-10W6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically. Learning Target: I will work with a partner or individually to create a hero and hero’s journey of my own devising, using various

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Write-Your-Own Flood Friday

Standard: ELAGSE9-10W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. Learning Target: I can write a narrative to develop an imagined event, creating my own flood myth for the modern era. Opening Session: Ancient Chinese Great Flood Myth Work Session: Welcome back! Today we are going to

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