Unit Goals, Objectives, and Expectations (1)

Unit Goals, Objectives, and Expectations (1) - American...

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American Literature and Composition Adkisson/Stewart Unit 2: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Unit Goals, Objectives, Expectations, Reading Schedule, and Tentative Calendar Unit Goals and Objectives: 1. Students will be able to identify and track themes throughout a novel and write a well-structured essay analyzing those themes. 2. Students will develop vocabulary through reading and daily practice with new and unfamiliar words. 3. Students will read with a specific purpose which will help with analytical skills. 4. Students will to understand how writing influences an audience and how reading influences one’s thoughts/actions. 5. Students will consider dialect and other techniques as a means of authenticity in a work of literature. 6. Students will discuss literature in a community of learners in an attempt to better understand the text, the themes presented as well as to challenge their thinking. Unit Expectations: 1. Vocabulary: each Monday, you will receive a new list of vocabulary words. There will be a short homework assignment associated with these words that will be due on block day. Your
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course WRT 2009 taught by Professor Cullen during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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