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GR 12 Unit 2

Understanding Informational Texts

Unit Overview
In this unit, students will be immersed in a study of informational texts.  Students will analyze complex texts, including the development of individuals, ideas, or events.

In writing students will complete two informational pieces: a piece on a nonfiction topic and a piece stating their opinion of a text or topic. 

Essential Questions

How do ideas, content, and style create meaning in an informational text?


Vocabulary    Key Understanding
 Thesis Statement
 a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be maintained or proved

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