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“Farewell to Manzanar” and “Unbroken”

Grade Level Grades 6-8
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This exemplar allows students to view history through 2 historical texts & answer text-dependent questions to develop deep conceptual understandings. Contains 5 major skill components and addresses more than 15 Common Core Standards. Includes a series of appendices for homework & extensions. Common Core Standards: RL.7.1, RL.8.1, RL.7.2, RL.8.2, RL.7.5, RL.8.5, RL.7.6, RL.8.6; RI.7.1, RI.8.1, RI.7.2, RI.8.2, RI.7.3, RI.8.3, RI.7.6, RI.8.6, RI.7.7, RI.8.7; W.7.1, W.8.1; RH.7.1, RH.8.1, RH.7.2, RH.8.2, RH.7.4, RH.8.4, RH.7.5, RH.8.5, RH.7.6, RH.8.6, RH.7.7, RH.8.7, RH.7.9, RH.8.9; L.7.4, L.8.4.

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Grade_7-8_4-5_or_12-15_days_Manzanar__Unbroken.doc

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February 10, 2020
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Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.
Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.
Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.
Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).
Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.
Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

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4.0
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Another extensive resource. It makes me want to teach this!
rebwade
December 15, 2013