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115 resources with the concept personal narrative writing

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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 3

For Teachers 12th Standards
Working in pairs, class members use the provided narrative writing rubric to assess the effectiveness of the use of dialogue, pacing, and description in two model paragraphs with similar content. Writers then use the insights they have...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 2

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Where to begin? The focus on this lesson in a series of units designed to help seniors compose a narrative response to a prompt found on the college Common Application, is on the techniques writers employ to craft an engaging...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 1

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In this first lesson of the unit, class members continue to work on their draft of a narrative essay response to a prompt found on the college Common Application.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 1

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As part of a study of narrative writing, class members analyze how Leslie Marmon Silko structures the beginning, and orients and engages readers in her narrative, "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit."
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 5

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As class members conclude their reading of Leslie Marmon Silko's "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit" they consider how the story of Kochininako, Yellow Woman, not only provides a satisfying ending to the narrative, but also...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 4

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The fourth lesson in this narrative writing unit focuses on how Leslie Marmon Silko uses telling details and sensory language in her "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit" to bring alive the people of Laguna Pueblo, and how their...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 3

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How does an author sequence events in a narrative so that the events build on one another and create a tone of mystery, growth, or resolution? As part of a study of narrative writing, class members work in pairs to examine the techniques...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 2

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As part of their reading of Leslie Marmon Silko's "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit" class members analyze how the author uses dialogue, description, and multiple plot lines to develop her narrative.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 28

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After a discussion of the techniques Haley uses in his conclusion of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, class time is devoted to drafting, sharing, and getting feedback on writers' college essays.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 25

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Class members return to the discussion of The Autobiography of Malcolm X using the questions they developed and their annotated notes of the events in chapter 17.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 19

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Class members return to a discussion of The Autobiography of Malcolm X with a conversation of how Haley foreshadows the growing distrust and downturns in the influence of the Nation of Islam.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 18

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Class members take a break from their discussion of The Autobiography of Malcolm X to focus on their personal narrative essays. They review what they have learned from their study of Haley's narrative about sequencing and structural...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 17

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Integration versus separation. Readers of chapter 14 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X examine Malcolm X's views on other Civil Rights leaders and on their ideas of integration. Class members also return to the narrative essay strand of...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 16

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Class members discuss Chapter 13 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X and use evidence from their character development worksheet to support an analysis of how Malcolm X, and attitudes toward him and his teachings, are changing.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 15

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The discussion of chapter 12 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X focuses on Haley's narrative techniques; particularly how he uses point of view and foreshadowing to build interest and suspense. As homework, class members read and annotate...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 12

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Writers use class time to develop the draft of their personal narratives drawing on techniques Haley uses in The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 11

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Chapter 10 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X introduces readers to the teachings of Elijah Muhammad. Discussion questions focusing on syntax and diction draw attention to how Malcolm X's point of view of Mr. Muhammad changes.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 10

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Readers examine the rhetorical devices Haley uses in chapter 8 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, paying particular attention to the diction and syntax, and how these choices reveal that changes in Malcolm X's point of view.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 9

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As they read and discuss chapter 7 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, class members continue to use the Tracking Tool worksheet to record evidence on how the central ideas are being developed.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 8

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Readers use the provided worksheet to analyze the narrative techniques Haley uses, in chapter 6 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, to continue the development of the central ideas of racial identity and systemic oppression.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 7

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Readers of The Autobiography of Malcolm X examine how Haley's word choice and point of view in chapter 5 reveal Malcolm X's attitude toward his behavior as he travels from Lansing to Harlem.  
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 5

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Zoot suits, the Lindy hop, and conks. Readers carefully examine the rhetoric of chapter 4 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, analyze the effectiveness of using slang to develop a narrative, and consider how they might incorporate Haley's...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 4

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How central ideas are developed in a narrative is the focus of the discussion of chapter 3 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Readers use the provided annotated bookmark to record evidence of such ideas as racial identity,...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 3

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Using questions they developed, class groups discuss chapter 2 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, focusing on the individuals and events Malcolm X feels contributed to the development of his character.