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English Language Arts, Grade 11 Module 4: Using Narrative Techniques to Craft Fiction Writing, Teacher Guide



English Language Arts, Grade 11 Module 4: Using Narrative Techniques to Craft Fiction Writing, Teacher Guide

PCG Education

ISBN: 978-1-119-12315-6 May 2017 Jossey-Bass 432 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

Grade 11 Standards Map xxxiv

ELA Curriculum: Grades 9–12 Curriculum Map xlviii

Module Overview 1

Unit 1 14

Unit Overview “You’re twenty-one years old, you’re scared, and there’s a hard squeezing pressure in your chest. What would you do?” 14

Lesson 1 24

Lesson 2 36

Lesson 3 46

Lesson 4 55

Lesson 5 62

Lesson 6 68

Lesson 7 78

Lesson 8 84

Lesson 9 93

Lesson 10 105

Lesson 11 114

Lesson 12 126

Lesson 13 132

Lesson 14 139

Lesson 15 146

Lesson 16 152

Unit 2 157

Unit Overview “She wanted to swim far out, where no woman had swum before.” 157

Lesson 1 167

Lesson 2 176

Lesson 3 187

Lesson 4 198

Lesson 5 203

Lesson 6 213

Lesson 7 223

Lesson 8 233

Lesson 9 244

Lesson 10 252

Lesson 11 259

Lesson 12 272

Lesson 13 278

Lesson 14 287

Lesson 15 297

Lesson 16 305

Lesson 17 315

Lesson 18 325

Lesson 19 336

Lesson 20 346

Lesson 21 352

Lesson 22 358

Module Performance Assessment 365