Unit Four Learning Goals

        

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65%

beginning

2

75%

getting

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3

85%

proficient

4

100%

strong

I can recognize how an author uses rhetoric.

Identify and evaluate pathos, ethos, and logos

I can identify the structure of a literary text.

author’s choices regarding:

 parallel structure

 manipulation of time

character development

point of view

I can synthesize elements of multiple genres in my writing.

elements of persuasion

narrative voice

relevant research

I can present an oral argument clearly, concisely, and logically.

use rhetoric

speak clearly and concisely

style and tone are appropriate to the purpose

I can evaluate the claims made by a speaker.

judge validity of an argument

evaluate relevant evidence

I can use appropriate language choices for different contexts.

adjust diction and syntax for purpose and audience

Unit 4 Key Concepts:

Unit Texts:        Of Mice and Men, various op-ed and informational articles

Summative Assessments:

*used toward the final exam score (turn page over for details)

        English 10 Final Exam (20%)

The exam score is the culmination of the year’s work.

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beginning

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getting

there

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proficient

4

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I can maintain and support an argumentative claim.

use relevant and valid evidence

organize support to build clear reasoning

I can use appropriate language choices for different contexts.

adjust diction and syntax for purpose and audience

deliberate use of clauses and phrases to add variety and interest

deliberate use of colons and semicolons

I can use research to inform my writing.

gather relevant and valid evidence

cite appropriately

narrow a broad research question

synthesize multiple sources

I can identify the structure of a literary text.

author’s choices regarding:

 parallel structure

 manipulation of time

character development

point of view

I can evaluate relevant evidence

judge validity of an argument

evaluate relevant evidence

Final Exam Score Conversion

20=        100

19=        97

18=        94

17=        91

16=        88

15=        85

14=        83

13=        81

12=        79

11=        77

10=        75

09=        73

08=        71

07=        69

06=        67

05=        65

4=        62

03=        59

02=        56

01=        53

00=        No Score