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Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10




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LA. English/Language Arts

Generate relevant questions about readings on issues or topics that can be researched.

LA. English/Language Arts

Analyze interactions between characters in a literary text and explain the way those interactions affect the plot.

LA. English/Language Arts

Determine characters' traits by what the characters say about themselves in narration, dialogue, and soliloquy (when they speak out loud to themselves).

LA. English/Language Arts

Explain how voice and the choice of a narrator affect characterization and the tone, plot, and credibility of a text.

LA. English/Language Arts

Analyze the way in which a work of literature is related to the themes and issues of its historical period.

LA. English/Language Arts

Explain how voice, persona, and the choice of narrator affect the mood, tone, and meaning of text.

LA. English/Language Arts

Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning, clarity, content, and mechanics.

LA. English/Language Arts

Edit and proofread one's own writing, as well as that of others, using an editing checklist with specific examples of corrections of frequent errors.

TEC.9-12.3.E: Technology Education

Be able to use both verbal and written skills to communicate ideas and solutions

LA.9.3.1: English/Language Arts

Compare and contrast the views, language, and treatments of themes found in literary works of different genres. Describe the characteristics and contributions of major literary movements from specific time periods and places (including those within American, British, and world literature).

LA.9.5.1: English/Language Arts

Use a variety of strategies to plan writing. Write literary text of different genres that follows a clear organizational pattern; has an identifiable tone; contains varied and meaningful details for development of plot, character and setting within narrative pieces; and shows a command of basic literary devices. Review, revise and edit writing.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-06-29.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This excellent resource is designed to offer students an opportunity to engage with new media literacy practices. Students learn about literary interpretation, character analysis, poetry, fan fiction, visualizing, and journaling, while using current digital media. Best literacy practices are promoted through written response to topics ranging from the Vietnam War to empathy, speculation, appropriation, etc using twitter and microblogging. Guided discussion takes place in class and online discussion forums , while the teacher provides prompts for reflection and writing. Opportunity for differentiation is embedded in these lessons.
Janet Pinto
July 31, 2014

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