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Grade 12

Collection 1: Chasing Success


Focus: If your success is not on your
Success may be sweet, but as this own terms, if it looks good to
collection shows, it sometimes
requires great sacrifice. the world but does not feel
good in your heart, it is not
success at all.
- Anna Quindlen
Key Objectives:
- Determine central ideas
- Integrate and evaluate information
- Cite text evidence to support inferences
- Analyze the impact of an authors word choices
- Analyze elements of drama
- Compare and analyze how drama is interpreted in different mediums

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Grade 12
Collection 2: Gender Roles
Focus: Like it or not, today we are
This collection explores the all pioneers . . . The old rules
traditional roles of men and women
as well as changes in gender roles are no longer reliable guides
that have occurred in recent decades. to work out modern gender
roles.
- Stephanie Coontz
Key Objectives:
- Analyze the narrator and frame-story structure of a narrative poem
- Analyze setting as a story element
- Use textual evidence to make inferences and draw conclusions
- Determine figurative meanings of words and phrases in context
- Analyze counterarguments and rhetorical devices used in an argument
- Summarize the main ideas of a news article
- Analyze ideas and events
- Integrate and evaluate information
- Determine point of view
- Determine central ideas

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Collection 3: Voices of Protest
Focus: We must always take sides.
This collection represents nearly three Neutrality helps the
centuries of opposition to injustice,
addressing problems such as tyranny, oppressor, never the victims.
- Elie Wiesel
hunger and pollution.
Key Objectives:
- Delineate and evaluate an argument
- Determine connotative meanings of language used
- Analyze foundational documents
- Delineate and evaluate arguments
- Analyze cause and effect
- Cite text to support inferences
- Analyze satire and its historical context
- Integrate and evaluate information presented in words and photographs
- Analyze the impact of word choice on meaning and tone

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Collection 4: Seeking Justice, Seeking Peace
Focus: Forgiving means abandoning
This collection raises the issue of your right to pay back the
whether it is better to avenge evil
acts or end conflict through perpetrator in his own coin,
reconciliation. but it is a loss which liberates
the victims.
- Desmond Tutu
Key Objectives:
- Analyze both the language and structure of the play
- Analyze multiple interpretations of drama to evaluate how each version interprets the
text
- Analyze the structure of an argument
- Identify the central ideas of an argument
- Analyze an authors choices concerning structure and point of view
- Analyze ideas and events developed in a text
- Draw conclusions regarding ideas and events
- Determine figurative meanings of words and phrases (personification)

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Collection 5: Taking Risks
Focus: It is only by risking our
From mythical heroes to persons from one hour to
contemporary scientists, the
individuals shown in this collection another that we live at all.
- William James
face the choice of taking a big risk.
Key Objectives:
- Analyze characteristics of epic and oral poetry
- Determine the authors purpose
- Delineate and evaluate an argument
- Determine themes in a story
- Analyze the role of setting in a story
- Support inferences and draw conclusions from a scientific article

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Grade 12
Collection 6: Finding Ourselves in Nature
Focus: How often Ive wanted to
This collection reveals personal escape to a wilderness where
insights gained through encounters
with the natural world. a human hand has not been in
everything.
- Linda Hogan
Key Objectives:
- Discuss the impact of word choice, syntax, other stylistic traits and figurative language
on the authors ability to achieve her purpose
- Demonstrate knowledge of foundational works of American literature by analyzing
structural form
- Integrate and evaluate information presented in film footage and an audio track
- Make inferences about an authors ideas
- Support inferences with textual evidence
- Identify the effect of an authors cultural context
- Determine themes in a short story
- Analyze a frame structure that presents two related stories

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