Common Core Aligned Resources for L.9-10.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9-10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
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What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
Putting It All Together: From Awareness of Mood to Analysis of Tone
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Stephen Vincent Benet’s, “By the Waters of Babylon,” offers learners a chance to examine the difference between mood and tone. After a close reading of an excerpt from the short story, the class lists the diction and imagery that builds...
A Look at Social Media Policies
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewShould school news publications use social media if their district is against the use of social media in school? Pupils ponder the policy, then examine their publication's plan in parts seven and eight of a 16-part Social Media Toolbox...
Cogheart and Moonlocket
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewPeter Bunzi takes readers to the Victorian era with two stories, Coghaert and Moonlocket. Accompany the literary time warp with a companion packet that offers a plethora of exercises. Learning opportunities include activities for before,...
Making the Case for Equality: A Comparison
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Martin Luther King Jr's " I Have a Dream" speech and Atticus Finch's closing argument during the trial of Tom Robinson both address the societal need to overcome racism. After examining the rhetorical devices and figurative language used...
Analysis: Why It Matters That North Korea Plans to Go to the Olympics
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
North Korea's decision to send athletes to the 2018 Winter Olympics has eased international worries about attending the Games in PyeongChang. Read an article by the Washington Post and adapted by Newsela that sheds light on the current...