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Literature: The Reader's Choice, Course 4 Ц Interactive Student Edition (2007)

 
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"Literature: The Reader's Choice" is the first research-based high school language arts program to combine outstanding literature with innovative active learning designed to bring students to a new level of REAL Success! An inquiry-based "Big Ideas" approach organizes, motivates, and guides students' learning, while innovative color-coded highlighting pairs text passages with questions to prompt students to read actively. Key reading skills and key literary elements introduced, practiced, and assessed with every selection help students read, analyze, and comprehend a wide variety of texts, including nonfiction. You can differentiate, remediate, and accelerate with one book that will bring every student in the classroom into the community of learners!
  
CONTENTS

UNIT ONE: The Short Story
Part 1: Matters of Life and Death
Literary Focus: Plot and Setting
Vocabulary Workshop: Context Clues: Recognizing Homonyms and Homophones
Part 2: Rewards and Sacrifices
Literary Focus: Character and Theme
Grammar Workshop: Sentence Structure: Avoiding Misplaced Modifiers
Vocabulary Workshop: Multiple-Meaning Words: Distinguishing Definitions
Part 3: Dreams and Reality
Literary Focus: Narrator and Voice
Grammar Workshop: Sentence Structure: Avoiding Run-on Sentences
Writing Workshop: Response to Literature
Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Oral Response to Literature

UNIT TWO: Nonfiction
Part 1: Looking into Lives
Literary Focus: Autobiography and Biography
Grammar Workshop: Coherence: Handling Dialogue
Part 2: On the Move
Literary Focus: Personal and Expository Essay
Grammar Workshop: Sentence Structure: Using Adverb Clauses
Vocabulary Workshop: Technical Words: Understanding Jargon
Part 3: Finding Common Ground
Literary Focus: Persuasive Essay and Speech
Comparing Literature: Different Viewpoints
Writing Workshop: Autobiographical Narrative

UNIT THREE: Poetry
Part 1: Nature Inspires
Literary Focus: Form and Structure
Vocabulary Workshop: Language Resources: Using a Thesaurus
Part 2: Life Lessons
Literary Focus: Language
Part 3: The Strength of Family
Literary Focus: Sound Devices
Writing Workshop: Reflective Essay
Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Reflective Presentation

UNIT FOUR: Drama
Part 1: The Power of Love
Literary Focus: Tragedy
Literary History: Shakespearian Drama
Grammar Workshop: Language Usage: Correcting Verb Tense
Part 2: Awkward Encounters
Literary Focus: Comedy and Modern Drama
Vocabulary Workshop: Denotation and Connotation: Using a Semantic Chart
Writing Workshop: Literary Analysis Essay
Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Literary Analysis

UNIT FIVE: Epic and Myth
Part 1: Journeys
Literary Focus: Hero
Literary History: Homeric Epic
Vocabulary Workshop: Word Origins: Examining Words from Greek and Roman Mythology
Part 2: Courage and Cleverness
Literary Focus: Archetype
Vocabulary Workshop: Word Origins: Examining Words from Norse Mythology
Grammar Workshop: Coherence: Using Transitional Expressions
Writing Workshop: Research Report
Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Expository Presentation

UNIT SIX: Genre Fiction
Part 1: Our World and Beyond
Literary Focus: Description
Grammar Workshop: Commas: Using Commas in a Series
Vocabulary Workshop: Denotation and Connotation: Recognizing Loaded Words
Part 2: Revealing the Concealed
Literary Focus: Style and Tone
Writing Workshop: Editorial

REFERENCE SECTION
Literary Terms Handbook
Reading Handbook
Foldables
Writing Handbook
Business Writing
Language Handbook
Test-Taking Skills Handbook
Glossary/Glosario
Academic Word List
Index of Skills
Index of Authors and TitlesIndex of Art and Artists
 
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