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The Pearl Literature Guide Kelly Edwards

The Pearl Literature Guide

Kelly Edwards

Published June 2nd 2014
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126 pages
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This Common Core Standards-Aligned Literature Guide for John Steinbecks The Pearl is based on time-tested best practices for teaching, the Common Core State Standards for ELA, the NCTE/IRA ELA Standards, and the Texas TEKS for grades 9-12.Includes:·MoreThis Common Core Standards-Aligned Literature Guide for John Steinbecks The Pearl is based on time-tested best practices for teaching, the Common Core State Standards for ELA, the NCTE/IRA ELA Standards, and the Texas TEKS for grades 9-12.Includes:· Common Core Alignment Documentation for grades 9-12· Pre-Reading Activities List· Informational Focus: Mexico in the Early 20th Century and Cultural Aspects of The Pearl· Pre-Reading Reflection Activity· Author Biography: John Steinbeck· Informational Focus: Style of the Novella· Allusions, Unique Terminology, Sayings, and Slang (defined)· Vocabulary Lists with and without definitions· Note Taking and Summarizing Chart· Comprehension and Analysis Questions for each chapter· CCSS-Aligned Reading Quizzes for each section· Vocabulary Quizzes for each section· Final Exam: Multiple Choice (Two Versions - one CCSS-Aligned in rigor- one lower level in rigor)· Specific CCSS-Focused Literature Activities on:Literary Devices to Affect Tone and MoodIdentifying ThemeSupporting Inferences with Textual Evidence· Specific CCSS-Focused Writing Activities on:Planning a NarrativeArgumentative Letter WritingInformative/Explanatory AffidavitSpecific CCSS-Focused Language Activities on:Semicolons and ColonsUsing Online Vocabulary ToolsUsing Context Clues to Determine Meaning