Ethan Frome: NYS Common Core English Regents Part 3 (Central Idea Practice)

Ethan Frome: NYS Common Core English Regents Part 3 (Centr
Ethan Frome: NYS Common Core English Regents Part 3 (Centr
Ethan Frome: NYS Common Core English Regents Part 3 (Centr
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Wharton, Edith. "Ethan Frome." Literature Connections: Ethan Frome and Related Readings. Evanston, Illinois: McDougal Littell, 1997. 59-62. Print.

If your students are reading Ethan Frome or another novel by Wharton, this is a great way to introduce students to identifying a central idea and writing strategy. This excerpt of chapter 5 is formatted with line numbers and includes the task page that is on the Part 3 of the NYS Common Core English Regents, which is why teachers should use the state provided rubric for this task.

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Option A: (Introduction to the Task)
1. Read the directions and the passage as a class to establish a central idea.
2. Identify a writing strategy suitable to your students' abilities. I usually choose diction, as I joke with students saying 100% of the time they will be asked to read words! This seems to stick with them.
3. Locate examples in the text and discuss how the strategy advances the central idea.

Option B: (minimal support)
1. Read the passage to students while they independently annotate the passage for the central idea and a writing strategy.
2. Discuss their responses as a class.
3. Model how their responses could be shaped into a 2-3 paragraph response.

Option C: (independent work)
1. Distribute the assignment and review the task.
2. Students independently read the passage and write the 2-3 paragraph response.
3. When students submit their work, teachers should use the NYS Common Core English Regents Part 3 rubric to score the assignment.
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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Ethan Frome: NYS Common Core English Regents Part 3 (Centr
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