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ELA Curriculum Mapping
Grade 10  Semester 2

 

Essential Questions

 

Content

 

Standards

 

Assessment

 

Related Literature & Readings

-In what manner does society and external forces impact our vision of truth?

-How are people transformed through conflict?

-How does society teach and influence us? What kind of knowledge changes our lives?

-In what ways are language and power inseparable?

-How are people transformed through their relationships with others?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

-Animal Farm, by George Orwell

-Antigone, by Sophocles

-Selections from Prentice Hall text

-Additional short stories and poetry

Literary Elements for Lord of the Flies:
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory, Setting, Point of View/Narration, Genre, Tone, Plot, Conflict, Theme, Characterization

Literary Elements for
Animal Farm:
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory, Setting, Point of View/Narration, genre, Conflict, Plot, Theme, Characterization, Personification

Literary Elements for Antigone:
Dialogue, Imagery, Conflict, Dramatic Irony, Characterization, Plot, Theme, Foreshadowing

Writing Skills:
Informational Writing
Expository Writing
Comparative Writing
Persuasive Writing

Six Traits:
Sentence Fluency, Word Choice, Voice, Organization, Ideas & Conventions

 

10th Grade GUM Skills

Reading Literature:
RL.9-10.3
RL.9-10.4
RL.9-10.6
RL.9-10.

Reading Informational Texts:
RI.9-10.1
RI.9-10.2
RI.9-10.3
RI.9-10.4
RI.9-10.5
RI.9-10.6
RI.9-10.8
RI.9-10.10


Writing:
W.9-10.4
W.9-10.5
W.9-10.6
W.9-10.7

Speaking and Listening:
SL.9-10.1
SL.9-10.3
SL.9-10.4
SL.9-10.6

 

Language:
L.9-10.3
L.9-10.4
L.9-10.5
L.9-10.6

 

 

 

For Lord of the Flies:

Formative:
Journal Entries, Chapter Questions, Reading Quizzes, Character Analysis Charts, Quote Analysis, Thematic Analysis, Textual Analysis

Summative:
-Mock Trial
-Internet-based Research: Evaluating Bullying Websites
-Character PSA (following bullying assignment)
-Modern Media Assignment
http://www.readwritethink.org/ classroom-resources/lesson-plans/texting-response-lord-flies-1174.html

 

Final Assessment:
Thematic Power Point Presentation focusing on power and control in LOF, including literary and contemporary references

 

For Animal Farm:

Formative:
Journal Entries, Allegorical Chart, Political Cartoons, Propaganda Analysis, Chapter Questions, Reading Quizzes, Character Analysis Charts, Textual Analysis

Summative:
-Original Campaign Speeches from Perspective of One Character
-Original Propaganda Posters

Final Assessment:
Thematic Essay

 

For Antigone:

Formative:
Journal Entries, Act/scene Questions, Reading Quizzes, Character Analysis, Quote/Dialogue Analysis, Study of Rhetoric

Summative:
Persuasive Speech Assignment
http://learningtogive.org/
lessons/unit232/lesson4.html

 

Final Assessment:
Persuasive Character Defense Essay

For Lord of the Flies:

-“Nature Nurture in Psychology,” by Saul McLeod http://www.simplypsychology. org/naturevsnurture.html

-Selections from “Teaching The Lord of the Flies With The New York Times,” by Holly Epstein Ojalvo &Doyne http://learning.blogs.nytimes. com/2010/08/05/teaching-the-lord-of-the-flies-with-the-new-york-times/

-Secondary Solutions Common Core Aligned Literature Guide for Lord of the Flies

-“Cracking Down on the Cyberbully,” by Julius Charkes
New York Times, 3/30/2008

-Excerpts from Inherit the Wind
-Excerpts from Genesis

For Animal Farm:

-“Why Animal Farm Changed My Life,” by Margaret Atwood
http://www.theage.com.au/
articles/2003/07/12/
1057783279987.html

-“Government,” by Thomas Hartman http://www.scholastic.
com/teachers/article/government

 

-Secondary Solutions Common Core Aligned Literature Guide for Animal Farm

 

 

For Antigone:

-The Inaugural Address,” by President John F. Kennedy
http://americanrhetoric.com/
speeches/jfkinaugural.htm

-Excerpts from The Prince, by Macchiavelli

-“Aristotle and Persuasion”
http://learningtogive.org/
lessons/unit232/lesson4_
attachments/1.html

-“10 Best Graduation Speeches of All Time”
http://www.cnbc.com/id/
37134742/The_10_Best_
Graduation_Speeches_of_
All_Time?slide=2