Common Core ELA - Informational Text Grades 11-12: Standards

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Our English language arts lessons address all of the topics required by the grades 11-12 informational text Common Core State Standards. These lessons can be useful in planning homework assignments, organizing classroom discussions or as a supplement to textbooks.
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8 chapters in Common Core ELA - Informational Text Grades 11-12: Standards

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Lesson 1 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Allegory in Literature: History, Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - How to Recognize and Use Oxymorons  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Interpreting Figures of Speech in Context  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Technical Communication: Definition & Purpose  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Characteristics of Technical Communication  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Analyzing Structure in an Informational Text  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Navigating a Reading Passage with Transitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Parts of An Argument: Claims, Counterclaims, Reasons, and Evidence  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - How to Analyze an Argument's Effectiveness & Validity  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Sources  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Logical Fallacy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - What are Logical Fallacies? - Define, Identify and Avoid Them  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Logical Fallacies: Appeals to Ignorance, Emotion or Popularity  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Logical Fallacies: Hasty Generalization, Circular Reasoning, False Cause & Limited Choice  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Either/Or Fallacy: Examples & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Logical Appeal: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Organizing and Categorizing Ideas, Concepts and Information  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - How to Determine the Cause and Effect of an Event in a Passage  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - How to Determine the Text Structure of a Passage Using Transitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - How to Arrange Ideas in a Reading Selection in an Outline  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Determining the Sequence of Events or Steps in a Reading Selection  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Developing Specific Ideas, Characters & Events in a Text  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Summary, Themes, Characters and Analysis  Take Quiz

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