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    Close Reading of Prose: Practice 2 (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3P2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • 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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    Close Reading of Poetry: Practice 3 (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3P3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

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    Marvin K. Mooney Activity

    • Resource ID: PBS412
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this activity, students get to combine the world of literacy and physical movement! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully 

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    Waddle

    • Resource ID: PBS421
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Get your students up and moving in this Kindergarten through 5th grade activity that connects literacy, creativity and movement! Students act out different animals in the book “Waddle” as the teacher reads aloud. 

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    Music Video: Reading with Feeling

    • Resource ID: PBS354
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The Burnham Brothers sing "Reading with Feeling," a song explaining the importance of reading with the feelings ascribed to the characters and events. This resource teaches reading techniques and fluency.

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    Applying Word Strategies: Multiple-Choice Review: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will apply what you learned in lessons 1–6 to improve your reading fluency and comprehension.

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

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • 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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    Diction and Tone (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L7
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the role of diction and tone in literary nonfiction such as speeches, essays, and other forms.

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

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • 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 for Meaning (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • 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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    Analyze an Argument: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

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    Analyze Differences in Characters' Moral Dilemmas (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L4
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read works of fiction from various cultures and countries and analyze the differences in the characters' moral dilemmas.

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    Meter and Rhyme (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn to analyze the meter, rhyme scheme, line length, punctuation, and word position in poetry.

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    Archetypes, Motifs, and Plot in Drama (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will understand and analyze how archetypes and motifs in drama affect the plot of plays.

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    Hyperbole and Understatement (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L10
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze hyperbole and understatement in nonfiction.

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    Syntax (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L6
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the role of syntax in literary non-fiction such as speeches, essays, and other forms.

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    Symbolism and Allegory (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L12
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain the function of symbolism and allegory in a text.

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    Analyze Controlling Idea or Thesis, Purpose, and Textual Elements in Informational Text (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the controlling idea and the specific purpose of the text, identifying the textual elements that support that purpose including the most important details.

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    Imagery, Metaphor, and Simile (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L8
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the role of imagery, metaphor, and simile in literary nonfiction such as speeches and essays.

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    Allusion (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the function of allusion in literary texts.