Parallel Curriculum Units for Language Arts, Grades 6-12

Parallel Curriculum Units for Language Arts, Grades 6-12

by Jeanne H. Purcell, Jann H. Leppien
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412965373

ISBN-13: 9781412965378

Pub. Date: 08/25/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Sample units demonstrate how to use the Parallel Curriculum Model to design high-quality curriculum in language arts. Each unit includes instructions, assessments, and skills/standards.

Overview

Sample units demonstrate how to use the Parallel Curriculum Model to design high-quality curriculum in language arts. Each unit includes instructions, assessments, and skills/standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412965378
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/25/2009
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors
About the Contributors
Introduction to the Parallel Curriculum Model
1. Understanding and Finding Your Author's Voice: An Intermediate Language Arts Unit (Grades 6-7)
Introduction to the Unit - Lee-Ann Hayen
Content Framework - Judy Walsh
Assessments - Judy Walsh
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections
Lesson 1.1: The Contributors to Identity
Lesson 1.2: Shaping Your Voice
Lesson 1.3: The Influences on Mood
Lesson 1.4: Analyzing an Author's Voice
Lesson 1.5: Finding the Right Voice and Mood for Your Purpose
Lesson 1.6: Your Turn
2. The LIttle Napoleon in Us All: Literary Criticism and the Battle for Power (Grade 8)
Introduction to the Unit
Content Framework
Assessments
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections
Lesson 2.1: Preassessment/Brainstorming
Lesson 2.2: What Is Allegory?
Lesson 2.3: Diary of an Author
Lesson 2.4: Write a Personal Allegory
Lesson 2.5: Character Analysis, Part I
Lesson 2.6: Orwell's Responsibility
Lesson 2.7: Literary Criticism
Lesson 2.8: WRite a Literary Critique of Animal Farm
Lesson 2.9: Character Analysis Map, Part II
Lesson 2.10: What Is a Classic?
Lesson 2.11: Survivor: The Isms
Lesson 2.12: Final Assessment
3. Reacting to a Literary Model: Writing Original Pieces (Grades 9-10)
Introduction to the Unit
Content Framework
Assessments
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections
Lesson 3.1: Preassessment
Lessons 3.2 and 3.3: Setting and Mood
Lessons 3.4 and 3.5: Creating Realistic Characters
Lessons 3.6 and 3.7: Prejudice, Conflict, and Theme
Lesson 3.8: Postassessment
4. You Be the Critic: Understanding, Using, and Writing Literary Criticism (Grades 11-12)
Introduction to the Unit
Content Framework
Assessments
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections
Lesson 4.1: Introduction to Literary Criticism
Lesson 4.2: Analyzing a Fictional passage for Content
Lessons 4.3, 4.4, and 4.5: Character Development and Point of View
Lessons 4.6 and 4.7: Understanding Tone
Lessons 4.8 and 4.9: What Is Style?
Lesson 4.10: Recognizing Style
Lesson 4.11: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
Lessons 4.12 and 4.13 The Persuasive Essay and the Editorial
Lessons 4.14 and 4.15: Writing a Literary Analysis
Index

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