With StudySync's 9th and 10th grade offering, there's a notable shift from the leveled young adult selections of the earlier grades to a focus on classic, canonical literature. Thankfully, all of the texts here come with a lesson plan; whatever your students' reading level, you'll have built-in support.
To make texts like Song of Myself, Crime and Punishment, and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee even more accessible, consider using a theme-related Blast as an introduction, or use it midway through your literature study. High school students will eagerly embrace the opportunity to connect virtually, and you'll enjoy all the ways Blast supports them in engaging with text.Continue reading Show less
Key Standards Supported
Reading Informational Text
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 9–10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9–10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.