Type:

Unit

Description:

This unit includes literature surrounding the American Revolution and westward expansion.

Subjects:

  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Information & Media Literacy > Research Methods
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Listening & Speaking
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

American Literature

Language:

English

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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.6: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.6: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.8: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.8: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning (e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court majority opinions and dissents) and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy (e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.
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