What's the sign of a great first day of high school ELA class? More student voice than teacher voice! This is an engaging way to welcome students to high school English by inviting them to show off their pre-existing knowledge about key values like perseverance and courage! This Word doc is editable to fit your class' style and needs. Have fun!
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.