Fall 2020: E106B05 - Accelerated English 6
This fall, students will build the foundations necessary to write a strong persuasive essay and use their creativity to craft their own alternative ending to our in class reading: Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk. In addition to practicing important writing conventions, students will practice referencing literary texts, analyzing narrative fundamentals, and using context clues to draw grand thematic conclusions.
This course will encompass the following English Language Arts Standards:
• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3: Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.