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Unit 3-Types of Nonfiction

Big Question: How much information is enough?            
Big Question Words Reading Selections Reading Skill Literary Analysis Vocabulary Writing Workshop Language Progressive Skills
accumulate, challenge, decision, development, discrimination, factor, global, reveal, statistics Making Tracks on Mars RI.4, RI.5, RI.6 Organizational Structure: Chronological order, compare and contrast, cause and effect, and problem/solution Types of Nonfiction: Literary nonfiction   1. Work in Progress pp. 499-525
2. How-to Essay pp. 548-553
Adjectives and Articles
  From Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad RI.2, RI.3 W.2, W.2.b, W.2.c SL.6 L.1 Main idea: Identify the implied main idea Narrative Essay:
1.Tells the story of real events, people, and places
invariably, fugitives, incentive, dispel, mutinous, bleak    
  The Trouble with Television RI.6, RI.8, RI.9 W.1, W.6 L.1, L.4.b Fact and Opinion:
1. Words such s best or worst indicate an opinion
2. Words such as so and because may signal a generalization
Persuasive techniques: Repetition and rhetorical questions constructive, diverts, passively, pervading, trivial, skeptically 1. Work In Progress pp. 571-589
2. Editorial pp. 614-621
  On Woman's Right to Suffrage RI.6, RI.8, RI.9 W.1, W.6 L.1, L.4.b     posterity, mockery, violation, derived, rebellion, immunities   Prepositions

Assessment:Test Practice: Unit Review pp. 628-633