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Linguistic Roots and Affixes (English I Reading)
You will be able to recognize linguistic roots and affixes to use in determining the meanings of academic English words and in other content areas.
Cognates (English I Reading)
You will use your knowledge of cognates from other languages to help you understand unfamiliar words.
Synthesize Ideas and Details in Several Texts (English I Reading)
You will learn how to synthesize ideas and details in texts and support the connections with textual evidence.
Understanding New Vocabulary within Context
You will learn how to find the meanings of words through analogy and other word relationships.
Linguistic Roots and Affixes (English II 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.
Annotate for Meaning (English I 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.
Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 1 (English I Reading)
You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.
Generate Ideas and Questions
You will learn strategies to help you generate questions and ideas about a topic.
Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes
You will learn how to determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.
Effective Introduction and Conclusion and Variety of Sentence Structures (English I Writing)
You will be able to write effective introductions and conclusions with a controlling idea or thesis, using a variety of sentence patterns.
Denotation and Connotation (English I 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.
Understatement/Overstatement (English I Reading)
You will be able to recognize and explain the purpose of understatement and overstatement in a text.
Diction and Tone (English I Reading)
You will be able to evaluate the diction in a text and discover the author's tone.
Close Reading of Prose: Practice 1 (English I Reading)
You will read carefully in order to identify diction, tone, and irony and evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.
Compare/Contrast Themes and Genres in Literary Texts
You will learn how to analyze, make inferences, and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support your understanding.
Analyze Linear Plot Developments in Literary Texts/Fiction
You will learn how to use the elements of linear plot development to determine whether and how conflicts are resolved.
Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Text
You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres and support with textual evidence.
Rhetorical Devices and Transitions
You will be able to write an essay using effective rhetorical devices and transitions.
Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context
You will be able to write an essay that is organized appropriate to audience, purpose, and context.
Development of Characters Through Literary Devices (English I Reading)
You will be able to recognize how literary devices such as character foils can create complex characters in a short story.