Posts Tagged 'poetry isn’t in the standards but I teach it anyway because I’m a rebel':

World Lit: Welcome to Cultural Perspectives!

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.)  Learning Target: I can analyze

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AP Lang: Essay Friday!

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed). Learning Target: I can analyze an author’s purpose and their response to a previous classic work with a

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The Rhythm of Tuesday

Standard:  ELAGSE9-10L3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening, and to write and to edit so that it conforms to the guidelines in a style manual (e.g., MLA Handbook, APA Handbook, Turabian’s Manual

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Monsters are OUT THERE!!

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. Opening Session It’s MUPPET TIME! The Muppets reading “Jabberwocky”   Learning Target I will create my own definition of the word “monster,” examining what it means to be

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