• English III YAG

    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.
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    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.
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    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.

     



     
       
       
       
     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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