Unit I: Reading Closely for Textual Details: Modern Battlefield

High School Students with Teacher

Overview
This English Language Arts /Literacy Unit empowers students with a critical reading and writing skill at the heart of the Common Core: Reading complex texts closely to analyze textual details and deepen understanding.

This unit develops students’ abilities to read closely for textual details and compare authors’ perspectives through an examination of a series of texts about World War I.

Unit Components
The unit components are divided into separate PDF files for ease of use. The files may be downloaded individually or in a single zip file.

UNIT PLAN AND TEXTS HANDOUTS
RC Unit Plan – G9-10 Modern Battlefield
RC Unit Texts – G9-10 Modern Battlefield
Guiding Questions Handout
Reading Closely Checklist
TCD Checklist
MODEL TOOLS TOOLS
Questioning Texts – Rinehart
Analyzing Details – Rinehart
Questioning Texts
Analyzing Details

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Zip File: This file contains ALL unit components pre-organized into folders:
Reading Closely CCSS Unit – Zip File of All Documents

Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...
RI.9-10.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text,...
RI.9-10.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to...

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