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Escribir una carta persuasiva

This lesson was intended to be delivered in a face-to-face classroom environment. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, this lesson has been modified from its original design to be executed in a virtual setting.

This virtual lesson was designed to prepare students to communicate familiar topics in the presentational writing mode in the target language. Students will act as a college advisor and respond to a prospective student’s email regarding housing options. Students will then peer evaluate each other’s writing and provide meaningful feedback using a rubric.

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Uncovering Tone in Poetry

Students will interpret the tone of a poem, cite text evidence to justify their response, and research a synonym for the word they chose to expand their understanding of Tier 2 vocabulary.

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Transformations of Absolute Value Functions

Given an absolute value function, the student will analyze the effect on the graph when f(x) is replaced by af(x), f(bx), f(x – c), and f(x) + d for specific positive and negative real values.

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Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words and Phrases (English II Reading)

You will become acquainted with the origins and meanings of foreign words and phrases frequently used in English texts.

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Reference Materials (e.g., dictionaries, thesauri, glossaries) Printed and Electronic (English II Reading)

You will learn how to use dictionaries, glossaries, and thesauri in order to determine meanings of words and phrases, including their denotations, connotations, and etymologies.

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Meter and Rhyme (English II Reading)

You will learn to analyze the meter, rhyme scheme, line length, punctuation, and word position in poetry.

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Archetypes, Motifs, and Plot in Drama (English II Reading)

You will understand and analyze how archetypes and motifs in drama affect the plot of plays.

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Syntax (English II Reading)

You will be able to evaluate the role of syntax in literary non-fiction such as speeches, essays, and other forms.

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Evaluate a Text for its Graphics and Visual Appeal (English II Reading)

You will be able to evaluate a text for the clarity and appeal of its graphics.

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Synthesize Information in Charts and Graphs (English II Reading)

You will be able to synthesize information that you find in charts and graphs.

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Domain and Range: Graphs

Given a function in graph form, identify the domain and range using set notation, interval notation, or a verbal description as appropriate.

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Domain and Range: Function Notation

Given a function in function notation form, identify the domain and range using set notation, interval notation, or a verbal description as appropriate.

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Domain and Range: Verbal Description

The student will be able to identify and determine reasonable values for the domain and range from any given verbal description.

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Domain and Range: Contextual Situations

The student will be able to identify and determine reasonable values for the domain and range from any given contextual situation.

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Modeling Data with Linear Functions

Given a scatterplot where a linear function is the best fit, the student will interpret the slope and intercepts, determine an equation using two data points, identify the conditions under which the function is valid, and use the linear model to predict data points.

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Formulating Systems of Inequalities

Given a contextual situation, the student will formulate a system of two linear inequalities with two unknowns to model the situation.

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Close Reading of Prose: Practice 2 (English II Reading)

You will read carefully in order to identify diction, tone, and irony, and evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.

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Close Reading of Poetry: Practice 3 (English II Reading)

You will read carefully in order to identify allusion, imagery, metaphor, and symbolism, and evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.

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Solving Systems of Equations Using Substitution

Given a system of two equations where at least one of the equations is linear, the student will solve the system using the algebraic method of substitution.

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Solving Systems of Equations Using Elimination

Given a system of two equations where at least one of the equations is linear, the student will solve the system using the algebraic method of elimination.