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Unit 1- Fiction and Nonfiction

Big Question: Is truth the same for everyone?            
Big Question Words Reading Selections Reading Skill Literary Analysis Vocabulary Writing Workshop Language Progressive Skills
bias, confirm, contradict, doubtful, evidence, factual, illogical, investigate Raymond's Run RL.3, RL.9 W.3, W.3.b, W.3.d, W.3.e SL.6 L.2, L.4.b Making Predictions: How does background knowledge help a reader make predictions. Plot Chart: Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution. prodigy, liable, reputation, pageant, periscope, gesture 1. Work in Progress pp. 53 and 79
2. Description of a Person pp. 104-109
Common and Proper Nouns
  From an American Childhood RL.1 RI.1 W.3, W.3.a, W.7, W.8 L.1, L.4.b Author's Purpose: Authors write to inform, entertain, or persuade. How do the details in a story help a reader infer the general purpose? Mood: What words, phrases, and images does the author use to convey the mood of the story or scene? willingly, serene, luminous, ascent, conceivably, overwhelming   Personal Pronouns
  The Adventure of the Speckled Band RL.1 RI.1 W.3, W.3.a, W.3.e, W.7, W.8 L.1, L.4.b Author's Purpose: How does background knowledge help a reader make predictions. Mood: What words, phrases, and images does the author use to convey the mood of the story or scene? deductions, avert, sinister, tangible, invaluable, indiscreetly   Personal Pronouns
  The American Dream RI.4, RI.6 W.2, W.6 L.4.b Author's Purpose: Authors write to inform, entertain, or persuade. How do the details in a story help a reader infer the general purpose? Author's Style: An author's particular way of writing. Some elements are: word choice, length and rhythm of sentences; author's heritage, traditions and beliefs; tone, and literary devices unequivocal, antithesis, paradoxes, exploitation, devoid, perish 1. Work in Progress pp. 155 and 179
2. Autobiographical Essay pp. 208-215
Reflexive Pronouns

Assessment: Test Practice:Unit Review pp. 222-227