Posts Tagged 'flood stories':

True Life: Flood Stories

Standard: RI.9-10.7. Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account. Learning Target:  Students will look at modern coverage of massive floods and write about the similarities in a modern flood and an ancient one. Activator: A look

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Flood Myths!

Standards ELACC9-10W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. ELACC9-10W3a Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or

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Floods!

Standards CCRR8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence. Learning Target Students will read a nonfiction article comparing the Genesis flood to the flood in Gilgamesh, and learn about bias and finding reliable sources. Warm-up

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A Flood of Vocabulary!

Standards ELACC9-10RI7 Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account. Learning Target Students will look at modern coverage of massive floods and write about the similarities in a modern flood and an ancient one. Warm-up Activator

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Ancient Flood Friday

Standards L.9-10.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9—10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. RI.9-10.7 Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in

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