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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Pam Ryan
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English / Language Arts
4, 5
Elementary (K-5)

Students have been struggling with deeper understanding within a text.  They generally are doing what I call "Plot Thinking".  By using an interactive read aloud and re-reading for different purposes, students will have an opportunity to develop their critical thinking over time.  I plan to...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Renita Sherrard
Danielle Robertson
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English / Language Arts
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

We have talked about pride and how too much pride could be a "wonderful, terrible" thing. We have applied that to racial discrimination and injustice. After we analyze Dr. King's speech, investigate court rulings, and evaluate current issues, we will read and interpret the play A Raisin in...

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San Diego School of Digital Media and Design
Carisa Barnes
5
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will use their study and knowledge of a particular work of literary merit to design and create a piece of art and an artistic statement. The art and statement will demonstrate the connection between a thematic idea in the work and the literary elements that contribute to it (e.g.,...

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Jon Olkovikas
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English / Language Arts
9
High (9-12)

This task requires students to analyze the development of a theme by analyzing the author’s use of a color’s symbolic meaning(s). Students present their analysis through an essay that is drafted and peer reviewed on email and submitted via email as an attachment.

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Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
Jon Olkovikas
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English / Language Arts
9
High (9-12)

For this performance task, students will analyze how an author uses imagery and symbolism to reveal a theme in a novel.

Taking the role of graphic artists working for the publisher of the novel, they will create a visual that highlights that theme and the imagery/symbolism from the novel...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Jody Pittock
Cathy Feldman
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English / Language Arts
5
Elementary (K-5)

During this module, students will determine the theme of a poem using details in the text, including how characters respond to challenges and how the narrator reflects upon a topic. It should be noted that prior to this module, students will have had several instructional opportunities to learn...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Kimba Rael
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

This module draws from a National Endowment for the Humanities unit plan for Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" and blends this focus with additional study of three of Chopin's short stories: "The Story of an Hour," "Desiree's Child,"and "The Storm."

Through the study of one author, students...