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English Language Arts, Grade 11 Module 1: Developing and Relating Elements of a Text, Teacher Guide



English Language Arts, Grade 11 Module 1: Developing and Relating Elements of a Text, Teacher Guide

PCG Education

ISBN: 978-1-119-12339-2 December 2015 Jossey-Bass 480 Pages


Paths to College and Career

Jossey-Bass and PCG Education are proud to bring the Paths to College and Career English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum and professional development resources for grades 6–12 to educators across the country. Originally developed for EngageNY and written with a focus on the shifts in instructional practice and student experiences the standards require, Paths to College and Career includes daily lesson plans, guiding questions, recommended texts, scaffolding strategies and other classroom resources.

Paths to College and Career is a concrete and practical ELA instructional program that engages students with compelling and complex texts. At each grade level, Paths to College and Career delivers a yearlong curriculum that develops all students' ability to read closely and engage in text-based discussions, build evidence-based claims and arguments, conduct research and write from sources, and expand their academic vocabulary. Paths to College and Career's instructional resources address the needs of all learners, including students with disabilities, English language learners, and gifted and talented students.

This enhanced curriculum provides teachers with freshly designed Teacher Guides that make the curriculum more accessible and flexible, a Teacher Resource Book for each module that includes all of the materials educators need to manage instruction, and Student Journals that give students learning tools for each module and a single place to organize and document their learning.

As the creators of the Paths ELA curriculum for grades 6–12, PCG Education provides a professional learning program that ensures the success of the curriculum. The program includes:

  • Nationally recognized professional development from an organization that has been immersed in the new standards since their inception.
  • Blended learning experiences for teachers and leaders that enrich and extend the learning.
  • A train-the-trainer program that builds capacity and provides resources and individual support for embedded leaders and coaches.

Paths offers schools and districts a unique approach to ensuring college and career readiness for all students, providing state-of-the-art curriculum and state-of-the-art implementation.

About PCG Education vii

What Is Paths to College and Career? ix

Curriculum Maps xvii

Grade 11 Curriculum Map xix

ELA Curriculum: Grades 9–12 Curriculum Map xlviii

Module Overview 1

Unit 1 12

Unit Overview “Then all smiles stopped together.” 12

Lesson 1 18

Lesson 2 28

Lesson 3 38

Lesson 4 48

Lesson 5 58

Lesson 6 68

Unit 2 74

Unit Overview “Though this be madness, yet there is method in ‘t.” 74

Lesson 1 85

Lesson 2 95

Lesson 3 106

Lesson 4 116

Lesson 5 126

Lesson 6 136

Lesson 7 147

Lesson 8 157

Lesson 9 167

Lesson 10 177

Lesson 11 182

Lesson 12 193

Lesson 13 203

Lesson 14 215

Lesson 15 226

Lesson 16 235

Lesson 17 244

Lesson 18 252

Lesson 19 262

Lesson 20 271

Lesson 21 282

Lesson 22 291

Lesson 23 301

Lesson 24 309

Lesson 25 314

Unit 3 320

Unit Overview “Anonymity Runs in Their Blood.” 320

Lesson 1 327

Lesson 2 335

Lesson 3 344

Lesson 4 355

Lesson 5 365

Lesson 6 371

Lesson 7 378

Lesson 8 387

Module Performance Assessment 394