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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.

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    Differentiate Among Empirical, Anecdotal, and Logical Evidence (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to distinguish among different kinds of evidence in a text that support conclusions and arguments in texts.

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    Analyze How Author's Style and Syntax Support Meaning (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L4
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

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    Analyze Shifts in Perspective in Informational and Persuasive Text (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L5
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain shifts in perspectives in the same argument and make decisions about support used in those arguments.

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    Distinguish Between Summary and Critique (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to summarize a text and distinguish between a summary and a critique, identifying nonessential information in a summary, and unsubstantiated opinions in a critique.

  10. Tone is in the Fear of the Beholder: Reading and Writing Using Multimodal Mentor Texts

    • Resource ID: DL0001
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource is a demonstration lesson presented at the 2014 Write for Texas Summer Institute. It provides a snapshot of a four to five week unit that engages students in the reading and writing workshop model.

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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Analysis of Media Literacy

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK English II Reading, Module 4, Lessons 1 and 2. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts.

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    Complete "Red Book Series" Focused on Reading Instruction

    • Grade Range: K-12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This binder provides copies of the original "Red Book Series" titles and links to online resources created for today's classrooms. Educators can access basic research about reading, view videos, download lesson plans, and learn how to adapt materials to meet the needs of diverse learners.

     

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    Summarize Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to summarize the main ideas and supporting details in text and understand that a summary does not include opinions.

  14. Content Area Reading Instruction

    • Resource ID: REDBK4
    • Grade Range: K–12
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    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for content area reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

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    Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text (English 6 Reading)

    • Resource ID: E6RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain how different organizational patterns (e.g., proposition and support, problem and solution) develop the main idea and the author’s viewpoint.

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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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    Point of View and Tone (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L5
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate connections between forms of narration (unreliable narrator, omniscient, etc.) and tone in works of fiction.

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    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.

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    Synthesize Ideas and Details in Various Texts (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze different texts with differing viewpoints over the same topic, synthesizing those ideas and details and supporting your findings with textual evidence.

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    Contrast Media’s Message with Traditional Text (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM4L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate how messages presented in media reflect social and cultural messages differently than in traditional texts.