1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Compare and Contrast Similar Themes Across Time Periods (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to compare and contrast similar themes from different genres and different time periods.

  13. Context Clues and Analogies (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn to find the meaning of words through analogy and other word relationships.

  14. Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words and Phrases (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L4
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will become acquainted with the origins and meanings of foreign words and phrases frequently used in English texts.

  15. Reference Materials (e.g., dictionaries, thesauri, glossaries) Printed and Electronic (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L6
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to use dictionaries, glossaries, and thesauri in order to determine meanings of words and phrases, including their denotations, connotations, and etymologies.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Denotation and Connotation (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • 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.

  20. Cognates (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1L5
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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