Creativity.jpgUnit 1: The Art of Expression

Essential Question: Does creativity matter?
Throughout the course of this unit, you will explore the overarching question, "Does creativity matter?" through a variety of persuasive nonfiction texts, including articles, essays, and commercials. In addition, we will explore this question through the central text in this unit, The Giver. The texts explored in this unit will allow us to analyze how authors construct their arguments in our reading and writing.


Reading

The Giver
Text Types/Purposes
Literary Elements
Story Map Prezis

Grammar

Parts of Speech
Present Tense Verbs

Handouts:

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