Standard 3: Reading Across Genres

General Information
Number: ELA.10.R.3
Title: Reading Across Genres
Type: Standard
Subject: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 10
Strand: Reading

Related Benchmarks

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Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Access Points

ELA.10.R.3.AP.1
Explain how figurative language creates mood in text(s).
ELA.10.R.3.AP.2
Summarize information from grade-level texts, at the student’s ability level using the student’s mode of communication.
ELA.10.R.3.AP.3
Describe how mythical, classical or religious texts have been adapted.
ELA.10.R.3.AP.4
Summarize an author’s use of rhetoric in a text.

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Original Student Tutorials

Family Feud: Analyzing Symbolism & Mood in "The Interlopers" (Part Two):

Examine how the symbolism in Saki's short story "The Interlopers" contributes to the overall mood of the text.
This interactive tutorial is Part Two in a two-part series. Be sure to complete Part One first. Click HERE to view Part One.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part Two):

In Part Two of this two-part series, read more excerpts from Bram Stoker’s famous novel Dracula. You'll continue to examine how the author creates suspense using the narrative techniques of exposition, foreshadowing, and imagery. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part One):

 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Figurative Language & Mood in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow":

Learn how figurative language—including personification, hyperbole, and imagery—creates mood using excerpts from the short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Research Writing: It's Not Magic:

Learn about paraphrasing and the use of direct quotes in this interactive tutorial about research writing. Along the way, you'll also learn about master magician Harry Houdini. This tutorial is part one of a two-part series, so be sure to complete both parts.

Check out part two—Avoiding Plaigiarism: It's Not Magic here.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Remembering Selma: Analyzing the Use of Rhetorical Devices:

Learn to analyze the use of rhetorical devices in a nonfiction text. In this interactive tutorial, you'll examine excerpts from President Obama's speech on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Selma and analyze his use of three specific rhetorical devices: antithesis, rhetorical questions, and anaphora. You'll also analyze how he uses these rhetorical devices to help achieve his specific purpose. Along the way, you'll brush up on some important American history. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Original Student Tutorials

Family Feud: Analyzing Symbolism & Mood in "The Interlopers" (Part Two):

Examine how the symbolism in Saki's short story "The Interlopers" contributes to the overall mood of the text.
This interactive tutorial is Part Two in a two-part series. Be sure to complete Part One first. Click HERE to view Part One.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part Two):

In Part Two of this two-part series, read more excerpts from Bram Stoker’s famous novel Dracula. You'll continue to examine how the author creates suspense using the narrative techniques of exposition, foreshadowing, and imagery. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part One):

 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Figurative Language & Mood in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow":

Learn how figurative language—including personification, hyperbole, and imagery—creates mood using excerpts from the short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Research Writing: It's Not Magic:

Learn about paraphrasing and the use of direct quotes in this interactive tutorial about research writing. Along the way, you'll also learn about master magician Harry Houdini. This tutorial is part one of a two-part series, so be sure to complete both parts.

Check out part two—Avoiding Plaigiarism: It's Not Magic here.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Remembering Selma: Analyzing the Use of Rhetorical Devices:

Learn to analyze the use of rhetorical devices in a nonfiction text. In this interactive tutorial, you'll examine excerpts from President Obama's speech on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Selma and analyze his use of three specific rhetorical devices: antithesis, rhetorical questions, and anaphora. You'll also analyze how he uses these rhetorical devices to help achieve his specific purpose. Along the way, you'll brush up on some important American history. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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