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Seventh Grade ELA class!
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Current Unit: The Giver
Topic: Developing different perspectives
Themes: Determine how knowledge, memory, and perception influence individual points of view
Text Use: Characters, point of view, conflict, theme, and comparing and contrasting different texts
Unit Focus: Students consider how individual perspectives are shaped by knowledge and memory. Through the study of dystopian literature and related texts, students will explore common themes, characters, and contrasting points of view. Students will also compare various texts to evaluate whether perfection is worht a sacrifice.