1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Applying Word Study Strategies (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will apply what you learned in previous lessons, (1) Linguistic Roots and Affixes, (2) Denotation and Connotation, (3) Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words, (4) Cognates, and (5) Reference Materials, to improve your fluency and comprehension.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Building Blocks for Teaching Adolescents with Reading Difficulties

    • Resource ID: BB0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This online resource is designed to enhance teachers’ knowledge and skills so they can effectively teach adolescent students who struggle with reading.

  7. 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.

  8. Irony, Sarcasm, Paradox (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L7
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify and explain the purpose of irony, sarcasm, and paradox in a text.

  9. Beginning Reading Instruction

    • Resource ID: REDBK1
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for beginning reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support beginning reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

  10. Diction and Tone (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the diction in a text and discover the author's tone.

  11. Differentiate Between Substantiated and Unsubstantiated Opinions in a Text (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to differentiate between supported and unsupported opinions in a text.

  12. Distinguish Between Summary and Critique (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to summarize a text in contrast to writing a critique that takes a position.

  13. Understatement/Overstatement (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L6
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize and explain the purpose of understatement and overstatement in a text.

  14. Literary Terminology: Practice 5 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P5
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will practice using terminology critical for comprehension, interpretation, and analysis of poetry, drama, and fiction.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. Compare Narrative and Informational Texts: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM4P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate changes in audience, purpose, and tone in two different texts.

  18. Analyze How Author's Style and Syntax Support Meaning (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze how an author's style and syntax support meaning in a text.

  19. Analyze the Relevance, Quality, and Credibility of Evidence (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L5
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the quality, relevance, and credibility of evidence that supports or opposes an argument.

  20. Analyze Famous Speeches for Rhetorical Structures and Devices (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L6
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the persuasive impact of rhetorical structures and devices in famous speeches.