Literacy Framed Unit Map – Course
Morgan Park High School
Essential
Questions
Common Core CRS Band,
Standards
Strand
&
Skill
W.11-12.1
What
questions
should one
ask oneself
before
beginning to
write a
personal
statement?
What are the
basic
elements and
characters in
the story of
Beowulf?
W. 11-12.4,
5, 7-9
RL/RI.1112.1
SSF 24 -27
Revise to avoid
faulty placement of
phrases and faulty
coordination and
subordination of
clauses in
sentences with
subtle structural
problems
SSF 24 -27
Maintain
consistent verb
tense and pronoun
person on the basis
of the preceding
clause or sentence
SSF 28-32
Use sentencecombining
techniques,
effectively
avoiding
problematic
comma splices,
run-on sentences,
and sentence
fragments,
especially in
sentences
containing
compound subjects
or verbs
SSF 28-32
Maintain a
consistent and
logical use of verb
tense and pronoun
person on the basis
of information in
Time Frame: Quarter 1
Teacher: Clifford
Assessments
Content (Include Text and
Resources)
Pre Assessment
Performance Task
covering 11-12.1, W
11-12.9 provided by
district
Narrative
Personal Statement: Who
am I?
5-Week Common
Assessment
Personal Statement
SWBAT …
Extended Text
English
Beowolf
Sir Gawain & Green
Knight
Short Texts
Canterbury Tales
“Pardoner’s Tale”
“Death and the
Miser”
“Wife of Bath’s Tale”
“Nun’s Priest’s Tale”
Character Analysis Project
Literary Analysis Paper
10-Week Common
Assessment
End of Q1
W.11-12.1 (argument
writing)
RI.11-12.1(text
dependent questions
that measure students’
comprehension and
provide them with the
evidence needed to
develop their
argument writing
piece)
Objectives (Must
include cognitive
skills)
Anglo-Saxon Poetry
The Seafarer
The Wife’s Lament
The Wanderer
Literary Analysis
Paper
Literary Background:
History of British
Literature:
Anglo-Saxon Culture
-Heroic tradition
-Comitatus relationship
-Thanes and Cyning
-Pagan/Christian
elements
-Wyrd
Oral Tradition
-Scop
-The Great Vowel Shift
To combine
sentences in
paragraphs
using
coordination
and
subordination
effectively
To punctuate
sentences in
paragraphs
correctly
(commas, semicolons, colons,
apostrophes)
To use consistent
and logical verb
tense and
pronouns in
paragraphs
Writing
To use evidence
from text to
analyze a
character from
Chaucer’s
Canterbury
Tales.
To analyze
characters from
Instructional activities
Daily Routine Writing
Bellringers will be performed
daily and may include DOL.
Quick writes and exit slips.
Cornell notes will be taken
during textual readings and
answering summary questions
regarding the text(s). This will
allow students to show evidence
of their application of reading
strategies, such as predicting,
visualizing, inferring,
summarizing, questioning, and
connecting.
Exit Ticket (OEA)
4-6 Analyses
Create a Character Profile
Analyze text evidence to define
character
Venn Diagrams to
compare/contrast characters
from literary works (Beowulf
and Canterbury Tales)
Personal Narrative Map
Identify important life events
(topics for personal statements)
Revision Strategies
Model peer review and revision
of CRS errors in writing. Students
pair-share to assess, revise and
edit Personal Statement
Sentence Variety
Identify sentence patterns; model
Literacy Framed Unit Map – Course
Morgan Park High School
Essential
Questions
Common Core CRS Band,
Standards
Strand
&
Skill
the paragraph or
essay as a whole
COP 24 -27
Recognize and
delete unnecessary
commas based on
a careful reading
of a complicated
sentence (e.g.,
between the
elements of a
compound subject
or compound verb
joined by and)
COP 24 – 27
Use apostrophes to
indicate simple
possessive nouns
COP 24 -27
Recognize
inappropriate uses
of colons and
semicolons
COP 28-32
Deal with multiple
punctuation
problems (e.g.,
compound
sentences
containing
unnecessary
commas and
phrases that may
or may not be
parenthetical)
Time Frame: Quarter 1
Teacher: Clifford
Assessments
Content (Include Text and
Resources)
Objectives (Must
include cognitive
skills)
Instructional activities
medieval
literature in a
analytical essay
sentences and incorporate a
variety of structures in
paragraphs
To use the writing
process
(prewriting,
drafting,
revising,
editing)
to create a personal
statement
SOS (Sentence Opening Sheet)
Analyze and revise paragraphs
for sentence variety/structure,
verb usage and special topics
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