Standard 1: Communicating Through Writing

General Information
Number: ELA.11.C.1
Title: Communicating Through Writing
Type: Standard
Subject: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 11
Strand: Communication

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Access Points

ELA.11.C.1.AP.2
Write a complex narrative using appropriate techniques to establish multiple perspectives.
ELA.11.C.1.AP.3
Analyze literature to support claims, using logical reasoning, credible evidence from sources, elaboration and demonstrating an understanding of literary elements.
ELA.11.C.1.AP.4
Analyze a complex text using logical organization and a tone and voice appropriate to the task and audience, demonstrating an understanding of the subject.
ELA.11.C.1.AP.5
Improve writing when given feedback from an adult, a peer and/or an online editing tool, revising to improve clarity, structure and style.

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Resumes Part 3: Writing My Resume:

Students will brainstorm and write the first draft of their resume in this lesson.

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Resumes Part 2: Writing a Resume's Experience Section:

To practice resume writing, students will conduct research on a famous person and write the work/volunteer experience section of the person’s resume in this lesson.

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Let Me Introduce You: Character Introductions in The Canterbury Tales:

In this lesson series, students will analyze how Geoffrey Chaucer introduces some of his characters in the prologue to The Canterbury Tales. Students will analyze Chaucer's introduction and portrayal of the characters. They will examine the text for directly stated characteristics, and draw inferences supported by appropriate evidence from the text. The lesson includes a graphic organizer and sample answer key. A number of writing prompts have been included throughout the lesson, and a writing rubric has been provided as well.

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Analyzing the Rhetoric of JFK’s Inaugural Address:

Students will identify rhetorical terms and methods, examine the rhetorical devices of JFK's inaugural address, and analyze and evaluate the effects of the rhetorical devices on the delivered speech.

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Assessing Patient’s Airway, Breathing and Circulation:

Using the case study, Assessing Patient’s Airway, Breathing and Circulation, students will be to describe the characteristics of adequate breathing, describe the characteristics of inadequate breathing, demonstrate ability to communicate with coworkers, patients and patient’s family members, document patient signs and symptoms, treatments, and outcomes. Students will also be able to determine a suspected diagnosis.

 

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Possible Effects of Social Media Use on Careers :

Using the case study, “Digital Dangers: The Impact of Your Personal Digital Footprint in the Workplace," students will research rules and regulations on social media use by education professional responsible for minors. They will develop an outcome scenario that addresses a universal theme and the impact of social media posts on person’s career.

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Resumes Part 4: Revising My Resume:

Students will revise the first draft of their resumes, complete a self-assessment, and evaluate two peers’ resumes in this lesson.

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Original Student Tutorial

Blasting Off with Active and Passive Voice:

Learn to distinguish between passive and active voice and how to revise sentences by changing them from passive voice to active voice in this interactive Space Race-themed tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Blasting Off with Active and Passive Voice:

Learn to distinguish between passive and active voice and how to revise sentences by changing them from passive voice to active voice in this interactive Space Race-themed tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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