1. 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.

  2. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Arguments, i.e., Identify Fallacies (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies to help you determine whether a written argument is logical and/or valid.

  3. Identifying Rhetorical Devices in Arguments to Aid Understanding (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify strategies authors use in order to make their arguments more easily understood.

  4. 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.

  5. Understanding Drama (English 7 Reading)

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L6
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to explain a playwright’s use of dialogue and stage directions.

  6. Evaluating and Interpreting Media (English 7 Reading)

    • Resource ID: E7RdM4L1
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to interpret messages and various techniques in media and evaluate how media influences or informs audiences.

  7. Style and Syntax (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L05
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the authors’ style and syntax, and evaluate how effective style and syntax are to the overall meaning of the text.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Summarizing Texts of Varying Lengths (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L7
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to use strategies to help you summarize texts of different lengths.

  12. Allusion (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this lesson, you will be able to find the allusions in a text, and discuss the role allusions play in helping you understand the text.

  13. 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.

  14. Dialect (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L6
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to determine why a character’s dialect may contribute to the meaning of the text.

  15. Simile and Metaphor (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L07
    • Grade Range: 11
    • 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.

  16. Drawing Conclusions Based on the Sufficiency and Strength of Research (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L2
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to determine whether an argument has enough evidence and whether the evidence is credible.

  17. Distinguishing Between Inductive and Deductive Reasoning (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L4
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to decide whether an author uses inductive or deductive reasoning in a particular argument.

  18. Identifying Logos, Ethos, and Pathos in an Argument (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L5
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify and evaluate the author's use of logos, pathos, and ethos in an argument.

  19. Irony (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify the irony in a text and evaluate its importance to the meaning of the text.

  20. Describe Themes in Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to describe multiple themes in fiction, analyze how place and time influence the theme, and make complex inferences.