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Grade 10 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 8. Mrs foster english ii webpage. NEA Big Read. Supplementary Texts. Supplementary Texts Many other texts, both traditional and non-traditional, can be taught in conjunction with The Giver in order to support the major themes of the novel and to enhance the students’ understanding of those themes.

Supplementary Texts

Supplementary texts are useful in that they provide students with the opportunity to consider the issues brought up in the novel from a different perspective. These supplementary texts can also help students to better relate the themes of the novel to their own lives and experiences. Listed below are examples of both traditional and non-traditional texts that can be taught in conjunction with The Giver.Traditional Texts: “The Fun They Had,” by Isaac Asimov. This short story, written in 1951, depicts a utopian society two hundred years in the future. In this story, “real” books are a thing of the far past. Suggestions for Pairing Contemporar. English 2 Weekly Archives. December 12: Notes on Fahrenheit 451 Audiobook of 451 Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold The sea is calm to-night.The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits; -on the French coast the light Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand, Glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay.

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Come to the window, sweet is the night air! Only, from the long line of sprayWhere the sea meets the moon-blanch'd land,Listen! Notes on Fahrenheit 451. Notes on Fahrenheit 451 Introduction "Three years ago I wrote a short novel entitled 'The Fire Man' which told the story of a municipal department in the year 1999 that came to your house to start fires instead of to put them out.

Notes on Fahrenheit 451

"--Ray Bradbury, 1953 A History of Book Burning. Notes on Fahrenheit 451. Notes on Fahrenheit 451. Antigone by stephen zarbaugh on Prezi. Better Together: Pairing Fiction and Nonfiction in the High School Classroom - WeAreTeachers. By Jessica Rosevear Traditionally, it was common to hear language arts teachers saying things to each other like, “I’m teaching Romeo and Juliet right now,” or “Our next unit will be on Things Fall Apart.”

Better Together: Pairing Fiction and Nonfiction in the High School Classroom - WeAreTeachers

But times are changing. New standards emphasize reading informational texts along with literature—not to mention the importance of reading across texts. With more and more frequency, language arts teachers are being asked to bring nonfiction into the English classroom and to connect it with novels, poems and plays. As such, we are no longer just “teaching literature” but rather introducing themes, essential questions and topics that stretch across multiple genres.

It’s a big task, but there are some easy things you can do to start putting both fiction and nonfiction into conversation in your classroom: Engage With Essential Questions Essential questions are broad, thematic explorations that serve as a useful lens for looking at multiple texts. 5 Activities to Try. Fahrenheit 451 War Quotes, Symbolism & Theme. Myteacherpages. Welcome to Mrs.


Spriggs' English Website!                       MR. MARZO'S ENGLISH II                              (CP) WEB PORTAL - Home. Route. Ancient Greek Literature. English II- World Literature » Ancient Greek Literature Use the following resources to explore resources for Literature from Ancient Greece.

Ancient Greek Literature

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RHETORIC - Ms. French - English II. Student News Daily » Media Bias » Print. Since citizens cannot cast informed votes or make knowledgeable decisions on matters of public policy if the information on which they depend is distorted, it is vital to American democracy that television news and other media be fair and unbiased.

Student News Daily » Media Bias » Print

In a recent Gallup Poll, the majority of Americans believe that the mass media slant reports in favor of the liberal position on current issues. [The bias] is not the result of a vast left-wing conspiracy – [there is] an unconscious “groupthink” mentality that taints news coverage and allows only one side of a debate to receive a fair hearing. When that happens, the truth suffers. A reporter’s job is to present a balanced story. As you read, listen to and watch the news, you may notice stories that you think are biased. Bias by selection of sources – including more sources that support one view over another. Student News Daily » TV Show » Print. Student News Daily » Predictable » Print. Student News Daily » Disturbing News » Print. Illegal border crossings from Mexico down 40% Undocumented Mexican immigrants walk through the Sonoran Desert after crossing the U.S.

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-Mexico border. Migrants attempting to cross the U.S. -Mexico border are at risk of being kidnapped, extorted or even killed by drug gangs. (NPR, John Moore/Getty Images) (by Andrew V. Citing data from U.S. “Since the administration’s implementation of executive orders to enforce immigration laws, apprehensions and inadmissible activity is trending toward the lowest monthly total in at least the last five years,” Kelly wrote in a statement on Wednesday. On Jan. 25, Trump signed an executive order to strip federal grant money from so-called “sanctuary cities” — U.S. municipalities that protect undocumented immigrants from federal prosecution. Kelly also said that due to changes in U.S. policy, “coyotes” — human smugglers hired to traffic people into the United States — have also increased their fees by about 130 percent, from $3,500 to $8,000. Reprinted here for educational purposes only. Questions. Current Events in the Classroom.

How teachers are using Student News Daily Many of your colleagues have said they would like to hear how others are using the website: How are you using Student News Daily resources in the classroom?

Current Events in the Classroom

Common Core and Student News Daily. How Student News Daily Fulfills Common Core Standards: StudentNewsDaily article questions vary by the day’s news and its topic, but always include comprehension and critical thinking questions and cover one or more general Anchor Standards as well as History/Social Studies standards for Grade 9-10 and 11-12.

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0814ExamELA. Teachscape Rubric. 0814ExamELA. AIR Text Pair. Printable Common Core ELA Worksheets - High School (Grades 9-12) Polk Bros. Foundation Center for Urban Education. “MIKE ROGERS: NSA SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM ISN'T THE SCANDAL YOU THINK IT IS” The Detroit Free Press - NSA Surveillance Program Isn't the Scandal You Think it is - Public Statements - The Voter's Self Defense System - Vote Smart.