1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Allusions to Mythological, Classical, and Traditional Texts (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify and understand allusions in myths, the classics, and other traditional texts and their influence on modern literature.

  6. Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

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

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L5
    • Grade Range: 9
    • 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.

  8. Imagery: Simile and Metaphor (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify the similes and metaphors in a text and evaluate their importance to the meaning of the text.

  9. Dramatic Irony (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L9
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize dramatic irony and explain how it functions in a play.

  10. Review of Dramatic Elements: Practice 4 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize the functions of monologue, soliloquy, and dramatic irony in a play.

  11. Symbolism/Allegory (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L5
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

  12. Monologues and Soliloquies (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L8
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize monologue and soliloquy and explain how they function in a play.

  13. Syntax (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the author's syntax and its impact on the meaning of a text.

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Analysis of Media Literacy

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 4, Lessons 1 and 2, and Practice Lesson. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  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.