Unidad 10.1


8 Semanas

In this unit, the student explores the theme of conflict in narrative writing. He/She reads and listens to a variety of literature in which the characters are facing either internal or external conflicts. The student also has the opportunity to analyze the plot structures of a variety of stories and write a short story of his/her own.

  • Preguntas Esenciales (PE) y Comprensión Duradera (CD)
  • Objetivos de Transferencia (T) y Adquisición (A)
  • Los Estándares de Puerto Rico (PRCS)
PE1 How do our experiences, relationships, decisions, and actions change our lives?
CD1 Our sense of self is influenced by our relationships with others including the conflicts, choices, and experiences.
PE2 How do our conflicts affect our emotional growth and our sense of self?
CD2 Conflict, change and growth are inevitable parts of the human condition.
PE3 How does organization impact writing?
CD3 Organizational structure and style influence the meaning of the written word.
PE4 How does making inferences about what we read impact our comprehension?
CD4 Good readers are able to infer meaning to better understand what they read.

T1. 1) The student will leave the class able to use his/her learning of the types of conflicts characters experience in literature to make connections to and deepen his/her understanding of his/her personal life and characters in other mediums. 2) The student will be able to express him/herself through writing.

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A1. Listen to a novel read aloud and make connections to the text.
A2. Identify types of conflicts when reading narrative writing.
A3. Discuss types of conflict and resolution present in novels.
A4. Write narratives in which characters face internal or external conflicts.

10.L.1a Ask relevant questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant observations that keep the discussion on topic.
10.L.1b Follow turn-taking and show consideration by affirming others, adding relevant information, and paraphrasing key ideas. Extend ideas or arguments with minimal support.
10.L.1d Listen to a variety of literature, genres (plays, poetry, and others), and styles to analyze character development, setting, tone, voice, and mood to make connections to text.
10.S.1 Contribute to class, group, and partner discussions, sustaining conversations on a variety of appropriate and relevant academic, social, college, and career topics by following turn-taking rules, asking and answering on-topic questions, react to others with relevant information by paraphrasing, evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing ideas.
10.S.2b Explain, restate, discuss, and analyze information.
10.S.2c Critically analyze closed and open-ended questions and answer with increasing knowledge.
10.R.10 Read and comprehend a variety of literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, and informational texts (e.g., history/social studies, science, and technical texts) of appropriate grade level.
10.R.1a Explain inferences and conclusions drawn from text to support analysis.
10.R.3L Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a literary text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot and its components or develop the theme.
10.R.5L Analyze how an author’s choices about structure of a literary text, order of events within it (e.g., parallel plots), create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.
10.W.3 Write literary texts using transitional words and other cohesive devices to better organize writing to develop real or imagined experiences or events, using literary elements and techniques (narrative structure, theme, mood, plot, setting, moral, alliteration, hyperbole, allegory, and others).
10.W.4 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning (e.g., outlines and graphic organizers), drafting, revising, editing (editing marks), rewriting, and publishing, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed, avoiding plagiarism, and considering styles (e.g., MLA and APA) and using citations.
10.W.8 Write routinely for short and extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) for a variety of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
10.LA.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
10.LA.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
10.LA.6 Accurately use general academic and content-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career-readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.