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    Reference Guides (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM4L03
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to use reference guides to help you understand the meaning of unfamiliar words.

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    How to Read and Analyze a Short Story (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L10
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read and analyze a short story using your knowledge of literary and poetic devices.

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    Cognates (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM4L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will use your knowledge of cognates from other languages to help you understand unfamiliar words.

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    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.

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    How to Read and Analyze an Essay (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to read and analyze an essay using your knowledge of literary devices and strategies.

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    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.

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    Developing an Annotated Bibliography (English III Writing)

    • Resource ID: E3WrM2L03
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to prioritize your sources and list them in a working bibliography.

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    Reading for Main Idea and Supporting Ideas (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L4
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn to find and analyze the main idea and supporting ideas in a variety of texts.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Diction and Tone (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to make decisions about an author’s word choice or diction in order to discover the author’s tone(s).

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    Using Context Clues (English III Reading)

    • Resource ID: E3RdM4L01
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to use context clues to help you discover the meaning of unfamiliar words.

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    Gathering Appropriate Information (English III Writing)

    • Resource ID: E3WrM2L02
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to distinguish between primary and secondary sources and choose the reliable ones to use in your research.

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    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.

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    Isolated Scenes and Plot Support (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze various scenes in several works of fiction to see how those scenes affect the plot as a whole.

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    Distinguish Between Summary and Critique (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5L2
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to summarize a text and distinguish between a summary and a critique, identifying nonessential information in a summary, and unsubstantiated opinions in a critique.

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    Thesis in an Interpretive Response (English II Writing)

    • Resource ID: E2WrM3L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write an essay that contains a clear thesis statement.

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    Imagery, Metaphor, and Simile (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L8
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the role of imagery, metaphor, and simile in literary nonfiction such as speeches and essays.

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    Allusion (English II Reading)

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L11
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to analyze the function of allusion in literary texts.

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    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.