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Índice de Unidades de los Curriculares

Unidad Nombre Resumen
8.1 Analyzing Characters’ Decisions In this unit, the student reads and analyzes the plots of short stories. In particular, he/she looks at moments in the stories where characters make important decisions that move the plot of the story. The student then creates their own stories containing the required plot elements.
8.2 Memoirs and Transformative Decisions Through the reading of memoirs, the student analyzes transformative decisions that individuals make. The student engages in discussions and connects to texts by writing a letter to the author of a memoir. The student writes his/her own personal memoir depicting a transformative decision he/she has made in his/her life.
8.3 Persuasive Letter In this unit, the student analyzes persuasive texts and identifies persuasive strategies that writers use. The student writes his/her own persuasive letter.
8.4 Personal Essay and Beliefs In this unit, the student learns to craft a personal essay. He/she reads samples of personal essays (culturally connected with Latino Authors) and discusses content, structure, and skill.
8.5 Poetry In this unit, the student reads and analyzes different elements of poetry and writes his/her own poems.
8.6 Expository Text In this unit, the student reads, analyzes, and examines expository text features. The student develops his/her expository writing and produces a recipe and a descriptive essay.