“[In America] individuals of all nations are melted into a new race…whose labors…will one day cause great changes in the world.” –Michel Guillaume Jean de Crèvecoeur
How has America been shaped by immigrants throughout history?
Purpose, Diction, Tone, Central Claim, Theme, allusion, imagery, characterization, plot, flashback, flashforward, anecdote, irony, evidence
TOOLS: Vocabulary Bank, Tone Words
Objective I: Identify and analyze CENTRAL IDEAS in a historical account.
b. “Exploration and Settlement” p. 3 Background QuickRead & Write
II. Close Read “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford p. 5
II. Reading: Close Read “Balboa” by Sabina Murray p. 77A
Objective 3: Evaluate author’s CLAIMS, PURPOSE, and use of IRONY in argumentative essays.
Objective 4: Discuss views of immigration.
II. Speaking: Collection 1 Socratic Seminar
III. Post-Reading:Socratic Seminar Evaluation Guide
Objective 5: Write an essay that develops an argument about the impact of immigration.
I. Pre-writing: Literary Cafe
II. Writing: Learning Scale & Rubric
III. Post-Writing: Essay Revision Guide