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The Death of Old Woman Kelema

Grade Level Grades 9-12
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Students in grades 9-12 will investigate methods for using imagery in literature to convey the sights and sounds of another culture. Students will compare elements of another culture to their own. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4, L.9-10.5, L.11-12.5

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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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Great resource for students to look at imagery in a text. I would like to see detailed lesson plans to assist teachers. Thank you for sharing
schmidtsue1
May 27, 2013

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