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Analyze Texts with Similar/Different Purposes
You will analyze works written on the same topic and compare how authors achieved similar or different purposes.
Analyze Various Texts with Similar Themes (English I Reading)
You will learn how to make inferences and draw conclusions about similar themes in various texts by finding supporting evidence within the texts.
Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text
By using different organizational patterns as guides, you will learn how to make subtle inferences and draw complex conclusions while distinguishing factual claims.
Summarize Informational/Expository Text
You will learn how to summarize main ideas, supporting details, and relationships among ideas within expository text.
Allusions to Mythological, Classical, and Traditional Texts (English I Reading)
You will be able to identify and understand allusions in myths, the classics, and other traditional texts and their influence on modern literature.
Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words (English I Reading)
You will become acquainted with the origins and meanings of foreign words and phrases frequently used in English texts.
Polish—Tone, Style, and Figurative Language (English I Writing)
You will learn strategies for evaluating and revising the tone, style, and figurative language in an essay.
You will learn how to analyze literary nonfiction, particularly speeches, by making inferences and drawing conclusions based on evidence in the text.
Reference Materials (e.g., dictionaries, thesauri, glossaries) Printed and Electronic (English I 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.
Applying Word Study Strategies (English I Reading)
You will apply what you learned in previous lessons, (1) Linguistic Roots and Affixes, (2) Denotation and Connotation, (3) Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words, (4) Cognates, and (5) Reference Materials, to improve your fluency and comprehension.
Analyze Point of View in Literary Texts/Fiction
You will learn how to identify and understand an author’s choice of point of view, including limited versus omniscient and subjective versus objective.
You will learn how to compare and contrast the relationship between the purpose and characteristics of different poetic forms.
Capitalization (English I Writing)
Students demonstrate their knowledge of capitalization rules in a proofreading exercise.
You will learn how to find the meanings of words through analogy and other word relationships.
Use a Variety of Correctly Structured Sentences
Students will learn to avoid fragments and run-on sentences while correctly combining clauses to create an effective variety of sentences, including complex, compound, and compound-complex.
Punctuation (English I Writing)
You will learn proofreading techniques to use in checking for correct punctuation.
Strategies for Editing: Practice 1 (English I Writing)
You will proofread and mark errors in spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.
Analyze the Central Characters in Literary Text/Fiction
You will learn how the central characters’ qualities influence them and resolution of the central conflict.
Evaluating and Revising a Thesis: Practice 1 (English I Writing)
You will be able to evaluate the strength of a thesis in an essay and revise it if necessary.