Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).

1: Semester 1

Unit 1: Lord of the Flies
Lesson 1: The Call
Lesson 4: Images from Paradise
Unit 4: Poetry
Lesson 1: Introduction to Poetry
Lesson 10: Poems and Poets
Lesson 11: Reciting Poetry
Lesson 3: Figurative Language
Lesson 4: Voice and Tone
Lesson 7: Analyzing Poetry
Lesson 9: The Crossover
Final Project: Poetry

2: Semester 2

Unit 1: Ender's Game
Lesson 2: We're People, Not Thirds
Final Project: Think-Tac-Toe
Unit 4: Drama
Lesson 10: Figurative Language