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Playlist: Interpreting Allusions in Context (L.7.5.A)

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Subject English Language Arts — Language
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Assessment, Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
NGA Center/CCSSO
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Aligned to Grade 7 Language standard .5.A (L.7.5.A), this content-rich playlist from www.wisewire.com integrates high-quality original instruction with trusted textual, audio, visual, and multimedia resources to guide students through the rigors of interpreting allusions. Teaching notes provide instructors with pedagogical support and tools, and a self-check quiz allows students to practice skills.

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Lesson Plan
February 13, 2020
0.6 MB

Standards

Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.
Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

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Love the lesson! The quiz
Love the lesson! The quiz site you used though only allows you to answer ten questions before it asks you to subscribe.
Colleen Ouellette
July 09, 2018