1. Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • 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.

  2. Generate Ideas and Questions

    • Resource ID: E1WrM1L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies to help you generate questions and ideas about a topic.

  3. Understand New Vocabulary Using Roots and Affixes

    • Resource ID: E8RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes.

  4. Effective Introduction and Conclusion and Variety of Sentence Structures (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write effective introductions and conclusions with a controlling idea or thesis, using a variety of sentence patterns.

  5. 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.

  6. Annotate for Meaning (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • 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.

  7. Close Reading of Poetry: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read carefully in order to identify allusion, imagery, metaphor, and symbolism and to evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.

  8. Close Reading of Prose: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • 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.

  9. Compare/Contrast Themes and Genres in Literary Texts

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

  10. Analyze Linear Plot Developments in Literary Texts/Fiction

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to use the elements of linear plot development to determine whether and how conflicts are resolved.

  11. Importance of Figurative Language: Practice 3 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read a text and understand how the figurative language of a literary work contributes to its historical and cultural setting.

  12. Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Text

    • Resource ID: E8RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

  13. 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.

  14. Rhetorical Devices and Transitions

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay using effective rhetorical devices and transitions.

  15. Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay that is organized appropriate to audience, purpose, and context.

  16. 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.

  17. Relevant Information and Valid Inferences

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay that contains relevant information and valid inferences.

  18. Narrator’s Point of View (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L12
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize how the narrator's point of view shapes a short story.

  19. Revising for Effective Introductions and Conclusions (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM5L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising an introduction, conclusion, and controlling idea or thesis in an essay.

  20. Rhetorical Devices and Transitions (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM5L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising rhetorical devices and transitions in an essay.