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AP Lang: The Declaration of Independence, Day 4

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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AP Lang:Living Like Weasels, Day 5

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL1 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. Learning Target:  I can critically examine a text for details that support my analysis of the inferences I draw from the text. Opening

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World Lit: Writing a Literary Analysis Essay, day 2

Today’s Block Schedule: 1-2-4-3 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 write a literary analysis of Things Fall Apart. Opening Session: Chinua Achebe discusses Africa 50 years after Things Fall Apart. Work Session: Today we are going to

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American Lit: One Last Stand with Syntax

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 Learning Target: I can analyze the use of syntax in a historical document and intentionally craft sentences for a persuasive effect. Opening

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World Lit: The Counterargument Assignment!

Welcome! For the next three days you will be working on The Counterargument Assignment, which is your second (and final) Embedded Assessment for this unit. Standard: ELAGSE9-10W1 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

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