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World Lit: Taking a Stand on Legal Issues

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI8 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: I can analyze the use of rhetorical appeals in an argument and compare and contrast how different writers approach a subject or issue.

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World Lit: Taking A Stand Against Hunger, Continued

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 identify an author’s purpose and analyze an argument presented, and I can synthesize information from print and nonprint persuasive texts. Opening Session: Check out this animated

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American Lit: Is the American Dream available to everyone?

Standard(s): ELAGSE.11-12.RI.1 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(s): ✓ I can cite evidence from a text in order to discuss a text Opening Session: View the trailer for

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World Lit: What Is Cultural Identity?

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. Learning Target: I can compare and contrast how a central idea of a text is developed in an informational

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Welcome to the Hero’s Journey!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. Learning Target: I will analyze how an author unfolds a series of events, understanding the Hero’s Journey metastory and how modern stories

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