Standards
Grade Level
9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
Subject
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Item Type
Activities & Lesson Plans

Contains plans for two lessons that teach students how to recognize an author's use of style in literature. These plans use "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston as an example, but the basic ideas can be adapted to other works. In addition to objectives and standards, this instructional plan contains links to sites used in the lessons as well as assessment and reflection activities. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3

OH.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.6 (2017)

Determine an author’s perspective or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Reading
    • Grade(s): 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 (2017)

Assess how point of view, perspective, or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Reading
    • Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.5 (2017)

Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Reading
    • Grade(s): 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3 (2017)

Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Language
    • Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

9-12.6.1.1 (2015)

identify a point an author or a speaker makes.

    • Subject(s): English as Second Language
    • Grade(s): 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.3 (2017)

Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Language
    • Grade(s): 11th Grade, 12th Grade

9-12.6.2.2 (2015)

identify one reason an author or a speaker gives to support the argument.

    • Subject(s): English as Second Language
    • Grade(s): 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

 

OH.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.6 (2017)

Determine an author’s perspective or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Reading
    • Grade(s): 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 (2017)

Assess how point of view, perspective, or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Reading
    • Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.5 (2017)

Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Reading
    • Grade(s): 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3 (2017)

Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Language
    • Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

9-12.6.1.1 (2015)

identify a point an author or a speaker makes.

    • Subject(s): English as Second Language
    • Grade(s): 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

OH.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.3 (2017)

Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

    • Subject(s): Language Arts
    • Strand(s): Language
    • Grade(s): 11th Grade, 12th Grade

9-12.6.2.2 (2015)

identify one reason an author or a speaker gives to support the argument.

    • Subject(s): English as Second Language
    • Grade(s): 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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