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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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Rage!!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10SL2 Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source. ELAGSE9-10SL3 Evaluate and/or reflect on 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 learn

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Burn, baby, burn!

Standard:  ELAGSE9-10RL9 Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare). Learning Target: I will analyze how the TV show Criminal Minds draws on Dante’s Inferno to create a modern interpretation

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