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GR 10 Unit 2

Understanding Literature

Unit Overview
This unit focuses on elements of narrative texts.  Students will explore how an author structures a text to create effects like mystery, suspense, or surprise.

There are no formal writing pieces required in this unit, but teachers are encouraged to have students write to deepen their understanding of the mode.

Essential Questions

How do classic works impact modern audiences?


VocabularyKey Understanding
 Manipulate    handle or control in a skillful manner
 Transforms makes a thorough or dramatic change in the form, appearance, or character of

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