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GR 9 Unit 1

Introduction to Reading and Writing Workshop

Unit Overview
In this unit, teachers and students will establish expectations and routines for the Reading and Writing Workshops.  Use the essential questions below to guide student learning. 

All Unit Benchmark scores will be uploaded to Mastery Manager within a week after the unit ends (see calendar on Overview Page for dates).

Essential Questions

Why is strong reading and writing important?


VocabularyKey Understanding
 Personal Connections
 making a connection to your life or experiences
 Oxymoron using contradiction to make sense (although sometimes oddly) on a deeper level (e.g. Jumbo shrimp; Shakespeare’s, “Cowards die many times before their deaths”)

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