Instruction Modules

This class includes 4 modules of instruction. Each module is explained in detail under the tab Class modules. 

WRITING: All pieces should be graded using Six Traits; the first piece should be graded using all traits; all following pieces should be focused on one or two of the traits  

WS1 C1-5 (Writing Process)WS2C1-6 (6 Traits)

Module 1-Intro to Six Trait Writing- Writing Process, Division and Classification and Personal Narratives: Focus on 6 trait writing

Paragraph writing: PIE formula concentration 



Module 2-Functional:Business letter in response to literature; focus on form/length of letter. 

WS3C3 PO1 
Module 3-Persuasive WritingWO9-S3C4 PO1
Module 4-Expository EssayThesis development (a,b); PIE (a-c, f-g,i); primary and secondary sources (d) WS3C2 PO1
READING: Entire Semester: Reading and recording in SSR; goal is 1000 pages not including assigned reading RS1C6 PO1-5
Module 1: Introduction to the Short StoryMost Dangerous GameThe NecklaceCask of AmontilladoQuadrant D lesson:RS1C5 PO1-5RS2C1 PO 1-4
Module 2: The OdysseyQuadrant D lesson: Odyssey Travel BrochureRS1C5 PO1-5RS2C1 PO 1-4 
Module 3: Class NovelQuadrant D lesson: Book JacketRS1C5 PO1-5RS2C1 PO1-4
Module 4: Romeo and Juliet Quadrant D lesson : Romeo and Juliet WeddingRS1C5 PO1-5RS2C1 PO 1-4
ALL Modules: Strand 1: ProcessVocabulary: Linguistic roots and affixes; denotation/connotation; parts of speech using resources RS1C4 PO1
Comprehension Strategies: Connect information and events in text to experience and to related text and sourcesRS2C2 PO1-3
Strand 2: Comprehending Literary TextElements of LiteratureDescribe, explain, compare and apply literary elements in a storyboardQuadrant D lesson:Storyboard compare/contrast two storiesRS2C1 PO1-4
Historical and Cultural Aspects of LiteratureDescribe, compare/contrast similar themes across cultural literary genresRS2C2 PO 1-3
Strand 3: Expository TextLocate specific information using organizational features RS3C1 PO1-8
Persuasive TextIdentify/evaluate the elements of argument as applied to faulty reasoning RS3C3 PO1-3