• English III YAG
     
     
     

    Overview for English III, 2021-2022




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    Grading Period 1:


    *Unit 1: Foundations and Encounters


    ➼Students will: identify the elements and message of a creation myth.

    ➼Students will: analyze the relationship between theme, character, plot, and setting in a short story.

    ➼Students will: analyze informational texts and evaluate information in an article.

    ➼Students will: analyze how a poet accomplishes purpose through voice in poetry.

    ➼Students will: analyze the author's purpose and use of language in a historical narrative.

    ➼Students will: develop and sustain foundational skills in vocabulary

    ➼Students will: establish a purpose for self-selecting and reading independently.

    ➼Students will: write an expository esssay.




    Grading Period 4:


    *Unit 4: The Quest for Freedom


    ➼Students will: identify text that expresses the tone in a letter.

    ➼Students will: use literary elements to understand a story and analyze the structure of a literary work.

    ➼Students will: analyze informational texts and author's purpose in history writing.

    ➼Students will: evaluate author's purpose and claims in an argument and analyze voice in poetry.

    ➼Students will: analyze connotative and denotative meanings in autobiographies.

    ➼Students will: develop and sustain foundational skills in vocabulary.

    ➼Students will: establish a purpose for self-selecting and reading independently.

    ➼Students will: write an analytical essay.

    Grading Period 2:


    *Unit 2: Building a Democracy


    ➼Students will: analyze the characteristics and structure of argumentative writing in public documents.

    ➼Students will: analyze the structure and purpose of informational texts in history writing.

    ➼Students will: analyze the structure and narrative methods of short stories.

    ➼Students will: identify words that express the speaker's emotion and attitude in a poem.

    ➼Students will: analyze the author's purpose, voice, and tone in letters.

    ➼Students will: develop and sustain foundational skills in vocabulary

    ➼Students will: establish a purpose for self-selecting and reading independently.

    ➼Students will: write a persuasive essay. ​

    Grading Period 5:


    *Unit 5: America Transformed


    ➼Students will: analyze characters, setting, point of view, and confirm predictions of a short story.

    ➼Students will: analyze author's purpose and tone of satire.

    ➼Students will: analyze diction and syntax of a free verse poem.

    ➼Students will: analyze the author's purpose and synthesize information in a novel.

    ➼Students will: develop and sustain foundational skills in vocabulary.

    ➼Students will: establish a purpose for self-selecting and reading independently.

    ➼Students will: create and write a short story.

    Grading Period 3:


    *Unit 3: The Individual and Society


    ➼Students will: analyze poetic elements used to relay themes in free verse poetry.

    ➼Students will: analyze theme, structure, figurative language, and sound devices in poetry.

    ➼Students will: analyze sound devices and the use of imagery in free verse poetry.

    ➼Students will: analyze rhetorical questions and how the author uses suspense, ambiguity, and symbolism in a short story.

    ➼Students will: analyze and identify mood and atmosphere as conveyed through diction and syntax.

    ➼Students will: develop and sustain foundational skills in vocabulary

    ➼Students will: establish a purpose for self-selecting and reading independently.

    ➼Students will: write an expository esssay. ​

    Grading Period 6:


    *Unit 6: Contemporary Voices and Visions


    ➼Students will: analyze setting and characterization in a short story.

    ➼Students will: analyze allegory, paradox, figurative language, and irony in a drama.

    ➼Students will: develop and sustain foundational skills in vocabulary.

    ➼Students will: establish a purpose for self-selecting and reading independently.

    ➼Students will: research a topic and write a research paper over that topic.

     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Last Modified on August 11, 2021