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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.
Characters and Staging in Drama
You will learn how playwrights characterize their protagonists and antagonists through the dialogue and staging of their plays.
Strengthen Sentence Variety and Sentence Combining: Practice 2 (English I Writing)
You will practice evaluating, adding to, and combining sentences in order to create sentence variety.
Parallelism of Details: Practice 3
You will practice strategies for evaluating and revising parallel structure in an essay.
You will learn strategies to help you edit your writing for correct spelling.
You will learn how to make complex inferences in a play and use textual evidence to support your understanding.
Simile and Metaphor
You will learn how to explain the effect of similes and extended metaphors in literary text.