In this lesson, students will use compare/contrast and question/answer text structures to analyze how nonfiction text is structured, identify transitions that support text structures, and cite evidence to support the identification of text structures.
In this lesson, students will learn about the use of argumentative strategies by discovering and identifying them in stories and essays.
In this lesson students will identify the effective use of imagery and practice analyzing and creating imagery in particular selections.
In this lesson, students will explore ways an author's use of text structures convey meaning and the purpose of the text.
In this lesson, students will read and discuss two poems to explore the use of figurative language. Students will identify tone and examples of imagery and metaphor in poems. They will also explain how imagery and metaphor work together to create tone and create images to describe a scene.