Type:

Curriculum

Description:

This folder is for teacher to use for planning purposes. It includes a unit plan, time line and reading schedule. Also, there are three lesson plans and materials for ongoing novel unit assignments that teachers can introduce in the first week and use throughout the unit. This resource is part of the The Kite Runner Unit collection.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini unit

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

LA.12.1.01.a: English Language Arts

an understanding of complex thoughts and feelings.

LA.12.1.01.b: English Language Arts

a sense of significance (social, political, or philosophical implications).

LA.12.1.01.c: English Language Arts

a sense of encouragement to reflect on his or her own ideas.

LA.12.1.02.a: English Language Arts

empathize with the voice of the text.

LA.12.1.02.b: English Language Arts

make connections between the learner's life and the text.

LA.12.1.02.c: English Language Arts

reflect on how cultural or historical perspectives may have influenced these responses.

LA.12.1.02.d: English Language Arts

examine the learner's own response in light of peers' responses.

LA.12.1.02.e: English Language Arts

recognize features of the author's use of language and how the learner relates these features to his/her own writing.

LA.12.1.03.a: English Language Arts

selecting, monitoring, and modifying as necessary reading strategies appropriate to readers' purpose.

LA.12.1.03.b: English Language Arts

identifying and analyzing text components (such as organizational structures, story elements, organizational features) and evaluating their impact on the text.

LA.12.1.03.c: English Language Arts

providing textual evidence to support understanding of and reader's response to text.

LA.12.1.03.d: English Language Arts

demonstrating comprehension of main idea and supporting details.

LA.12.1.03.e: English Language Arts

summarizing key events and/or points from text.

LA.12.1.03.f: English Language Arts

making inferences, predicting, and drawing conclusions based on text.

LA.12.1.03.g: English Language Arts

identifying and analyzing personal, social, historical or cultural influences, contexts, or biases.

LA.12.1.03.h: English Language Arts

making connections between works, self and related topics.

LA.12.1.03.i: English Language Arts

analyzing and evaluating the effects of author's craft and style.

LA.12.1.03.j: English Language Arts

analyzing and evaluating the connections or relationships between and among ideas, concepts, characters and/or experiences.

LA.12.1.03.k: English Language Arts

identifying and analyzing elements of expressive environment found in text in light of purpose, audience, and context.

LA.12.4.01.a: English Language Arts

establishing and applying clear, credible criteria for evaluation.

LA.12.4.01.b: English Language Arts

substantiating assessments with reasons and evidence.

LA.12.4.02.a: English Language Arts

an appreciation of how themes relate among texts.

LA.12.4.02.b: English Language Arts

an understanding of how authors' assumptions, cultural backgrounds, and social values affect texts.

LA.12.4.02.c: English Language Arts

an understanding of how more than one critical approach affects interpretation.

LA.12.4.03.a: English Language Arts

selecting, monitoring, and modifying as necessary reading strategies appropriate to readers' purpose.

LA.12.4.03.b: English Language Arts

identifying and analyzing text components (such as organizational structures, story elements, organizational features) and evaluating their impact on the text.

LA.12.4.03.c: English Language Arts

providing textual evidence to support understanding of and reader's response to text.

LA.12.4.03.d: English Language Arts

demonstrating comprehension of main idea and supporting details.

LA.12.4.03.e: English Language Arts

summarizing key events and/or points from text.

LA.12.4.03.f: English Language Arts

making inferences, predicting, and drawing conclusions based on text.

LA.12.4.03.g: English Language Arts

identifying and analyzing personal, social, historical or cultural influences, contexts, or biases.

LA.12.4.03.h: English Language Arts

making connections between works, self and related topics.

LA.12.4.03.i: English Language Arts

analyzing and evaluating the effects of author's craft and style.

LA.12.4.03.j: English Language Arts

analyzing and evaluating the connections or relationships between and among ideas, concepts, characters and/or experiences.

LA.12.4.03.k: English Language Arts

identifying and analyzing elements of critical environment found in text in light of purpose, audience, and context.

LA.12.6.01.a: English Language Arts

using vocabulary strategies such as context clues, resources, and structural analysis (roots, prefixes, etc.) to determine meaning of words and phrases.

LA.12.6.01.b: English Language Arts

understanding how to use and apply grammatical, metaphorical, or rhetorical devices.

LA.12.6.01.c: English Language Arts

recognizing how to use different language conventions (such as loose or periodic sentences, effective use of passive voice, or the importance of strong verbs).

LA.12.6.01.d: English Language Arts

revising writing to enhance voice and style, sentence variety, subtlety of meaning, and tone in considerations of questions being addressed, purpose, audience, and genres.

LA.12.6.01.e: English Language Arts

contrasting use of language conventions of authors in different time periods of British literature.

LA.12.6.01.f: English Language Arts

analyzing the power of standard usage over nonstandard usage in formal settings such a job interviews, academic presentations, or public speaking events.

LA.12.6.02.a: English Language Arts

reviewing and refining purposeful use of various sentence types.

LA.12.6.02.b: English Language Arts

editing for correct punctuation, spelling, mechanics, and standard edited American English.

LA.12.6.02.c: English Language Arts

using appropriate transitional words and phrases.

LA.10.1.1: English Language Arts

Define unknown words through context clues and the author's use of comparison, contrast and cause and effect.

LA.10.1.6: English Language Arts

Determine the meanings and pronunciations of unknown words by using dictionaries, glossaries, technology and textual features, such as definitional footnotes or sidebars.
Curriki Rating
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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 2016-05-02.

Component Ratings:


Standards Alignment: 3
Subject Matter: 3
Support Steaching: 3
Assessments Quality: 3
Instructional Quality: 3
Deeper Learning: 3

Reviewer Comments:


Standards Alignment: This unit is aligned to IRA/NCTE standards.
Subject Matter: Since this is an introduction, it explains exactly what the unit will entail, its essential questions, schedule, materials, etc. As pat of a larger unit, this introduction is clear.
Assessments Quality: The resrouce describes the assessments that are part of this novel unit - all of which are appropriate and easily accessed.

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