Unit Goals, Objectives, and Expectations

Unit Goals, Objectives, and Expectations - American...

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American Literature and Composition Adkisson/Stewart Unit 1: The Catcher in the Rye 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 consider author’s purpose and reader’s purpose while reading, and use those considerations to understand how writing influences an audience and how reading influences one’s thoughts/actions. 4. 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 vocabulary quizzes will happen every Friday. You will also have time in class to practice with the vocabulary words. 2.
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