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Digital Unit Plan Template

Unit Title: Resolution with Storytelling! Name: Kyle Kwak


Content Area: English Grade Level: 11-12
CA Content Standard(s)/Common Core Standard(s):
Writing Core Standards:
W.11-12.3.a
Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its significance, establishing one or multiple
point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events
W.11-12.3.c.
Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole and build toward a
particular tone and outcome (e.g., a sense of mystery, suspense, growth, or resolution).
W.11-12.3.d
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or
characters.
Reading Literature Core Standards:
RL.11-12.2.
Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they
interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text
RL.11-12.3.
Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set,
how the action is ordered, how the characters/archetypes are introduced and developed).
RL.11-12.5
Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story,
the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact.
Speaking and Listening Core Standards:
SL.11-12.1.b.
Work with peers to promote civil, democratic discussions and decision-making, set clear goals and deadlines, and establish individual
roles as needed.
SL.11-12.1.d.
Respond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives; synthesize comments, claims, and evidence made on all sides of an issue; resolve
contradictions when possible; and determine what additional information or research is required to deepen the investigation or
complete the task.
SL.11-12.3.
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word
choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.
Big Ideas:

Find value in one's own works; one's own stories!


Understanding Kilig and turning it into words!
Having a firm grasp of Perception and Parallax.
Understand the core concepts of Drama/Tragedy and implement them into the assignments!
Capturing the reader's attention with vivid imagery and masterful storytelling!
Reflect on the growth from the beginning of the semester and reflect on all works up to this point!

Unit Goals and Objectives:


Students will learn to:
 Create their own short stories from provided examples and templates.
 They will focus on making conflicts, resolutions, and characters.
Analyze the plot and story of one of their preferred stories.
Edit their original story or Create another story while focusing on one central theme and experiencing kilig for their characters.
Mediate and resolve conflicts and relate their experiences to their writing and life.
Share and Listen! Learn from how others experience the moments we create!

Unit Summary:

To make every student prominent storytellers by making them create their own stories by analyzing other stories, collaborating on
creating a larger story, and finally by sharing these stories with active listeners and having them play out the characters in the stories
with the use of dice. A focal point of this unit is to capture moments of life; to capture kilig! We will learn to resolve real life problems
with the creative process of storytelling!
Assessment Plan:
Entry-Level: Formative: Summative:
Entry Level Assessment: We will use Formative Assessment: We will continue to Summative Assessment: Our final
Flashcards. Note: we will add more to this review our vocabulary for the quiz, in class assessment! Short stories, collaboration,
list! writing prompts, and of course, group and revision!
- What do I already know? discussions! - What have I learned?
- Our most important entry level - What have I learned so far? -We will write up short stories and share
assessment will be our class discussion and -Class discussions will fuel our formative them with our class and our groups! We
adding to our previous knowledge! We will assessment! They will guide our knowledge will collaborate on what we have written
be using the vocab flash cards and will in what ways a story can change a hero and and learned; additionally, you are welcome
discuss the development of stories in our how different perceptions will lead to to revise your short story! Lastly, we will
cultures! different stories! Additionally, we will have finally have our Quiz - it will cover
a short quiz on what we have learned and everything we have learned and gone over
an in class writing prompt. during this 3 week lesson!
Lesson 1
Student Learning Acceptable Evidence: Instructional Lesson Activities:
Objective: - Students make Strategies: - Students participate in class discussions
- Students will be able meaningful [x] Communication - Students fill out their guided notes along with the
to identify and ☐ Collection
contributions to the presentation
[x] Collaboration
interpret the major class discussion ☐ Presentation - - Students participate in group discussions
themes and symbols of - Students will work on [x] Organization
the novel groups discussing their [x] Interaction
- Students will engage stories.
in meaningful - Students fill out the
discussions with their guided notes in class
peers in class and
online
- Students will be able
to identify perceptions
and what defines their
heroes.
Lesson 2
Student Learning Acceptable Evidence: Instructional Lesson Activities:
Objective: - Students accurately Strategies: - Students will have finished Lessons 2’s webercise.
- Students will be able and thoroughly [x] Communication - Students will have finished their short story twist.
to identify and [x]Collection
participate in class - Students participate in class discussions.
[x] Collaboration
interpret the major discussions and group [x] Presentation - Students participate in group discussions.
themes and symbols of discussions. [x] Organization
a short story. - Students have begun [x] Interaction
- Student will be able working on their own
to identify what short story.
creates interactions - Students have
between characters. finished their twist on
- Students will be able fairy tales.
to use metaphors.

Lesson 3
Student Learning Acceptable Evidence: Instructional Lesson Activities:
Objective: - Students work Strategies: - Students participate in class discussions.
- Students will together to help each [x] Communication - Students participate in group discussions.
demonstrate an ☐ Collection
other with their short - Students will finish their short stories and present them.
[x] Collaboration
understanding of stories. They will use [x] Presentation - Students will participate with their groups on playing out
character development the rubric to aid each [x] Organization stories.
as well as complex other. [x] Interaction
character relationships. - Students will
- Students will have participate in the show
accomplished in not tell exercise.
completing a short - Students will
story. participate with their
- Students will practice groups on playing out
their listening skills stories.
during their sharing of
short stories.
Unit Resources:
Best Pictures: https://variety.com/gallery/every-oscar-best-picture-winner/#!2/27-28-wings-2
Definitions for Our Vocabulary on Greek Tragedy, Taste, Aesthetics, Morality, Ethics, and Values:
https://www.iep.utm.edu/aris-poe/
Useful Websites:
Purdue OWL: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
Plagiarism tracker: http://www.plagtracker.com/
Character web: http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/magazines/scope/pdfs/SCOPE-REPRO-021808-11.pdf