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Seventh Grade ELA class!
Planning Period: 1st
school phone: 325-1575
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Current Unit: Written in Bone/Blood on the River
Topic: Stories of our past
Themes: Analyze authors’ stories and compare unique perspectives on history
Text Use: identify and examine central ideas, compare and present unique historical perspectives through writing
This unit focuses on learning the stories of our past. Students will explore various texts (literary and informational) and their unique perspectives on history to consider how different experiences offer a different historical perspective. Students will analyze multiple documents to corroborate details of the past and help them understand the author’s purpose. Students will also learn how authors use or alter history to develop texts. This unit may connect to social studies and science instruction.