Context Clues, Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots
Word Relationships, Figuative Language, Literal Meaning, Denotation, Connotation, Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia
How authors use themes, patterns of events, or character types and render them new
Delineate Argument, Identify Claims, Propaganda Techniques, Bias, Generalizations, Connections, Literary Focus, Open-Ended Questioning, Vocabulary Enrichment
Write an argument with a specific Claim, Evidence, Counter Claim, and Call To Action
Research a historical event or person. Watch a movie of the same thing. Write a paper which evaluates whether the historical event or person was presented accurately. State specifically what is true and what is not in an article to be presented to viewers of the film before they take a history test.
Write a front page news article which is newsworthy to this community. Interview someone who is directly related to the event, research background information about the event, and then write an article which follows the correct format.