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Lesson Title Gettin' Real With Gettysburg
Unit Title
NRS Level Level 4
Length of Lesson 90 minutes
Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this text is to help students understand the meaning of a text, taking into account the author’s point of view, the purpose of the text, and the audience the text is geared towards. This is essential to being able to increase reading comprehension skills for real life and workplace such as insurance paperwork, legal documentation, owner’s manuals, and policy books.

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Lesson Objectives

Write/paraphrase a speech according to the purpose and adjust accordingly for various audiences.

Student Target

“I can analyze an author’s meaning and apply similar concepts to create my own writing.”

CCR Standards
  • Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outlined by Standard 10.)

  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.2 Utilize workplace tools and technologies to communicate effectively (e.g., memos/e-mails, basic computer programs, phone systems).

  • E.8 Interact with others in a professional manner.