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UNIT 1

Who Are You?

What are the rewards and challenges of staying true to yourself? Explore models
of narrative nonfiction that examine growing up
and becoming one’s own person.

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What will students know, understand, and be able to do after completing this unit?

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Knowledge

Key concepts related to how we become who we are and the ways these concepts are described and used

Key influences  that shape who we are

Descriptive words, images, and methods  writers use to describe who they are and to communicate their  experiences to readers

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Understanding

Artists and writers tell meaningful stories through images and descriptions

Authors and mediamakers make choices as they create texts in order to communicate meaning and raise questions for exploration

Identity is what makes us who we are and changes as we grow

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Skills

Analyze word choices and details to determine central ideas and themes; analyze the choices authors make about characters, settings, and plots

Engage in discussions with peers

Apply the writing process to create and publish a personal narrative

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Goal Setting

 

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Module Texts

 

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Socratic Discussion

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Portfolio

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Reflection

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Facilitator Notes

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Student Resources

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