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English II - Periods 1, 4, & 6  

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Learning Targets
  • Learning Targets 14-16

    14. I can identify the tone of a piece of writing. 
    15. I can explain how diction helps develop meaning in a text. 
    16. I can identify the denotation and connotation of words. 

  • Learning Targets 10-13

    10. I can write a precise claim. 

    11. I can develop reasons for my claim. 

    12. I can provide evidence to support my reasons. 

    13. I can address and refute counterclaims. 

  • Learning Targets 4-9

    4. I can define claim and counterclaim.

    5. I can define and identify fallacious reasoning (false statement).

    6. I can identify valid (relevant) and sufficient evidence and reasoning in a text.

    7. I can analyze an argument and identify its claim and counterclaims.

    8. I can evaluate (judge the value of) the argument (claim) in a text based on its reasoning and evidence. 

    •   the validity of reasoning
    •   the relevance of the evidence
    •   the sufficiency of the evidence

    9. I can distinguish between fallacious and valid reasoning

  • Learning Targets 1-3

    LT 1 - I can represent a topic creatively.
    LT 2 - I can use appropriate presentation skills.
    LT 3 - I can respectfully listen to other presentations and turn in my rubric

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  • Week of 11/27 - 12/01

    Bell Ringer - I can identify and use root words 21-40


    Each day M-Th for bell work we will learn and practice 5 root words. On Friday we will make Flashcards for the Root Words. Formative will be on Monday 12/4/2017.

    Monday - Bell Work -

    Activity - Students will get into groups and create a class power point introducing the new unit vocabulary to the class.

    1. Find your group’s slides.

    2. On your first slide:

      1. Define the term at the top of your slide.

      2. Give three examples of your topic.

    3. On your second slide:

      1. Create a short activity that requires the rest of the class to practice identifying and analyzing your topic.

    4. Every student in the group must add something to the presentation

    5. Put your names in the notes on the bottom of both slides with a description of what each person added to the presentation.


    Unit Vocabulary - Diction, Tone, Connotation, Denotation, Mood, Syntax. 


    Tuesday - Bell Work - 

    Activity - Students will take turns presenting their Slides to the class and doing short activities that they created. 


    Wednesday - Bell Work

    Activity - Diction Activity - She walked into the room.

    Diction Charts using the short story Everyday Use. 


    Thursday - Bell Work

    Activity - Finish the diction charts from Wednesday

    Class discussion of the story and how diction helped develop the characters. 


    Friday - Bell Work

    Activity - Tone in Text Messages - Emojis

    Assign On: 11/27/2017
    Due: 12/20/2017
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