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ELA Curriculum Mapping
Grade 11  Semester 1

 

Essential Questions

 

Content

 

Standards

 

Assessment

 

Related Literature & Readings

-How can conflict and change lead to personal understanding and growth?

-How does our knowledge empower us?

-How do author’s communicate and reflect the cultural values of a time period?  How is human behavior influenced by values and beliefs?

 

-Why is conflict an inevitable aspect of relationships?

How does perception alter and shape truth?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Macbeth, by William Shakespeare

-Catcher in the Rye, by JD Salinger (independent read paired with Macbeth)

-To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

-The Collected Short Stories, by Ernest Hemingway (selections)

-Coming of Age: An Anthology of Short Stories (selections)

-Additional Short Stories & Poetry

Literary Elements for Macbeth:
Setting, Dialogue, Conflict, Plot, Cause and Effect, Irony, Theme, Characterization, Persuasive language, Figurative Language

 

Literary Elements for To Kill a Mockingbird:
Characterization, Setting, Theme, Symbolism, Imagery, Point of View, Mood & Tone, Figurative language

Literary Elements for Catcher in the Rye:
Characterization, Flashback, Point of View, Symbolism, Theme, Conflict, Irony, Reoccurring Motif

Writing Skills:
Informational Writing
Expository Writing
Research-report Writing & 
    Analysis
Comparative Writing
Persuasive Writing

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

11th Grade GUM Skills

Reading Literature:
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Reading: Informational Text
RIT.11-12.1
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RIT.11-12.5
RIT.11-12.10

Writing:
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Speaking & Listening:
SL.11-12.1
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SL.11-12.4

 

Language:
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For Macbeth:

Formative:
- Journals , Cause/effect organizers, Character wheel,
Conflict chart, Plot diagram/story map, Character Analysis, Motif tracing, Denotation/Conotation Analysis, Quotation Analysis
-Act  I – IV “act” tests
-“Did You Read” quizzes (homework review quizzes)
-Vocabulary tests
-Reading guide questions (homework)

Summative:
-Creation of original sonnets
-“Modern Day” Scene Re-enactment & performance
-Shakespearean Newsletter
-Motif Word Trace and Thematic Essay

 

Final Assessment:
ELA Regents exam based Critical Lens essay

For Catcher in the Rye:

Formative:
-Reader response journals for outside read
-quote analysis journals for outside read

Summative:
-Creative Catcher Journals

Formative:
ELA Regents exam based Critical Lens essay (with Macbeth)

 

For To Kill a Mockingbird:

Formative:

- Journals , Cause/effect organizers, Character wheel,
Conflict chart, Plot diagram/story map, Character Analysis, Motif tracing, Denotation/Conotation Analysis, Quotation Analysis
-“Did You Read” quizzes (homework review quizzes)
-Vocabulary tests
-Reading guide questions (homework)

Summative:
WebQuest: ‘The Quest for Tolerance in To Kill a Mockingbird” http://www.scsk12.org/
STT99_WQ/STT99/Houston
_HS/traversej/traversequest/
studquest.htm

Final Assessment:
ELA Regents exam based Critical Lens essay

 

For Macbeth:
-“Shakespeare: Macbeth- Freud on the Macbeths,” by Sigmund Freud http://web.
Signet.com.sg/~ysheng/notes/
Shakespeare/mbeth_f.htm

-“The Downside of Ambition,” by Robert Samuelson  http://www.
realclearpolitics.com/articles/
2007/10/the_downside_of_
ambition.html

-“20 Simple Steps to the Perfect persuasive Message,” from PsyBlog
http://www.spring.org.uk/
2010/12/20-simple-steps-to-the-perfect-persuasive-message.php

-Ethos, Pathos & Logos:
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/
ethos-logos-pathos-21st-century-todd-finley

-Related and relevant current, non-fiction articles

-Secondary Solutions Common Core Aligned literature guide for Macbeth

For Catcher in the Rye:
-“The Sibling Connection: Experiencing the Death of a Sibling” www.counseling
stlouis.net/page13.html

-“Teens in Distress Series: Adolescent Stress and Depression,” by Joyce Walker

-Related and relevant current, non-fiction articles

-Secondary Solutions Common Core Aligned literature guide for Catcher in the Rye

 

 

For To Kill a Mockingbird:
-“Growing Up White in the South in the 1930s”  excerpted from Understanding to Kill a Mockingbird library.thinkquest.org/12111/
Broadcast.html

-“To Kill a Mockingbird: A Historical Perspective” Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/
teachers/classroommaterials/
lessons/mockingbird/

-Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Reading Room: Racial Discrimination
http://www.loc.gov/
rr/print/list/085_disc.html

- Related and relevant current, non-fiction articles

-Secondary Solutions Common Core Aligned literature guide for To Kill a Mockingbird