Unit 2-KUD
LEQ 1a: How do I determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text,
including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings?
Know
 Word parts
 Figurative Language
o Simile
o Metaphor
o Idiom
o Personification
o Symbolism
 Connotative
 Denotative
 Multilayered words
 Context Clues
 Multiple meaning words
Understand
Do
 The meanings of an  Determine the meaning
author’s words
of words and phrases as
they are used in a text,
 How to use word parts to
including
figurative,
determine meaning of
connotative,
and
unknown words
technical meanings.
 How words and phrases
have deeper meanings
that require investigation
 The
multilayered
meanings of words and
phrases
LEQ 1b: How can I analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds on a specific
verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama?
Know
 Repetition of sounds
o Assonance
o Alliteration
 Rhyme
 Tone
 Stanza
 Verse
 Theme
Understand
Do
 How the repetition of  Analyze the impact of
sounds impact a stanza or
rhymes
and
other
section
repetitions of sounds on a
specific verse or stanza of
 How rhyme impacts a
a poem or section of a
stanza or section
story or drama.
LEQ 1c: How can I analyze the impact of specific word choice on meaning and tone of a text?
Know
 Word choice
 Diction
 Tone
 Multiple meaning words
Understand
Do
 That words and phrases  Analyze the impact of
have different meanings
specific word choice on
meaning and tone of a
text.
LEQ 2a: How does form or structure contribute to the meaning of a poem or drama?
Know
Understand
Do
 How to describe the  The unifying elements of  Explain how form or
structure of a poem or
different text structures
structure contributes to
drama
the meaning of a poem or
drama.
 Poetic Structure
o Soliloquys
o Sonnets
o Line
 Theme
LEQ 2b: How does the structure an author uses to organize a text contribute to the whole and to
the development of the ideas?
Know
 Structure
o Compare/Contrast
o Chronological
o Cause/Effect
o Problem/Solution
Understand
Do
 That a composition is  Explain
how
the
built of many sections
structure an author uses
that cohesively link
to organize a text
contributes to the whole
and to the development
of the ideas.
LEQ 3a: How does an author develops and contrast the points of view of different characters or
narrators in a text?
Know
 Point of view
o 1st person
o 2nd person
o 3rd person
o Limited
o Omniscient
 Perspective
 Compare/Contrast
Understand
Do
 The
viewpoints
of  Explain how an author
characters
develops and contrasts the
points of view of different
 How the viewpoints of
characters or narrators in
characters resemble or
a text.
differ from one another
LEQ 3b: Determine how an author’s point of view or purpose distinguishes his or her position
from that of others?
Know
Understand
Do



Author’s purpose
Author’s point of view
Compare/contrast


How authors approach 
topics differently
The unifying elements of
different text structures
Determine
how
an
author’s point of view or
purpose distinguishes his
or her position from that
of others.