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    How Authors Develop Complex Yet Believable Characters in Drama by Contrasting Characters

    • Resource ID: TXLS003
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The students will identify characteristics of characters from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, explain why the characters are foils to each other, and use text evidence to support their understanding.

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    Linguistic Roots and Affixes (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize linguistic roots and affixes to use in determining the meanings of academic English words and in other content areas.

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    Cognates (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will use your knowledge of cognates from other languages to help you understand unfamiliar words.

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    Synthesize Ideas and Details in Several Texts (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to synthesize ideas and details in texts and support the connections with textual evidence.

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    Linguistic Roots and Affixes (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize linguistic roots and affixes to use in determining the meaning of academic English word and in other content areas.

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    Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.

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    Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.

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    Generate Ideas and Questions

    • Resource ID: E1WrM1L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies to help you generate questions and ideas about a topic.

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    Effective Introduction and Conclusion and Variety of Sentence Structures (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write effective introductions and conclusions with a controlling idea or thesis, using a variety of sentence patterns.

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    Denotation and Connotation (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to distinguish between the denotative (dictionary) meaning of a word and its connotative (emotions or associations that are implied rather than literal) meaning.

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    Annotate for Meaning (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to annotate or mark a text as you read and re-read to gain a deeper understanding of the text.

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    Close Reading of Poetry: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read carefully in order to identify allusion, imagery, metaphor, and symbolism and to evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.

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    Close Reading of Prose: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read carefully in order to identify diction, tone, and irony and evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.

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    Importance of Figurative Language: Practice 3 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read a text and understand how the figurative language of a literary work contributes to its historical and cultural setting.

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    Plot Development (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L10
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze how flashback, foreshadowing, sub-plots, or parallel plot structures can be used in developing a plot in a short story.

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    Rhetorical Devices and Transitions

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay using effective rhetorical devices and transitions.

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    Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay that is organized appropriate to audience, purpose, and context.

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    Development of Characters Through Literary Devices (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize how literary devices such as character foils can create complex characters in a short story.

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    Relevant Information and Valid Inferences

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay that contains relevant information and valid inferences.

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    Narrator’s Point of View (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L12
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize how the narrator's point of view shapes a short story.