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UNIT 2: A FOCUS ON SPEECHES AND MEMOIRS

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How does learning through literature differ from learning through informational text?

LITERARY TEXTS--

ANTHOLOGIES:

  • Timeless Voice, Timeless Themes – Prentice Hall Literature

POETRY:

MEMOIR:

INFORMATIONAL TEXTS--

SPEECHES:

BIOGRAPHIES:

  • America’s Paul Revere (Esther Forbes and Lynd Ward)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES--

  • Packet: "A Day of Infamy: Analyzing FDR’s Pearl Harbor Speech"

  • "15 Historical Events that Fascinate Us" (Frikoo.Com)

  • Maya Angelou by Patricia Kirkpatrick

  • Maya Angelou by Patricia Kite

  • Black Americans of Achievement by Miles Shapiro

ART, MUSIC AND MEDIA--

MEDIA:

FUNDAMENTALS--

WRITING:

  • Brainstorming worksheet for persuasive essay.

GRAMMAR AND USAGE:

  • Nothing new this unit.

MECHANICS:

  • Nothing new this unit.

TERMINOLOGY:

  • Tone

  • Repetition

  • Perspective

  • Point of View

  • Figurative Language

  • The Writing Process: Brainstorming, Prewriting, Revising, Editing, Final Copy, Publishing






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