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Welcome to American Literature!

Welcome, everyone, to the FIRST day of your Junior year of high school, and WELCOME to my American Literature class! 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 will write a letter to introduce myself to

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Let’s get….political!

Welcome to FRIDAY!!! Is everyone excited for the weekend?! Standard:  RI.9-10.8. Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning. Learning Target: Students will get background information on various political parties or ideologies before starting

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Drafting Tuesday!

Standard: ELACC9-10WHST4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. ELACC9-10WHST5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. Learning Target: Students will draft

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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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