Posts Tagged 'creative writing':

World Lit: Argumentation in “An Indian Father’s Plea”

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose. Learning Target: I can analyze the structure of an argument and how an author builds their argument. Opening Session: Cherokee Language Work Session: Today we’re reading a story called “An Indian

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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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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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