GED: Reasoning through Language Arts

 

Unit

Lesson #

Lesson Title

Additional Resources


1

Why do we tell stories?

1

Orientation

Reading Strategies

GED 2014
(PowerPoint)

Signpost Bookmarks

Thank You, Ma'am Reading

2

Literary Themes and Parts of a Sentence

CARE Model

Spoken Word Video

3

Stories as Evidence and Fragments

 

4

Response with Evidence and FANBOYS

FANBOYS Chart

5

(removed)

This unit does not align to the 2014 GED test


2

What does independence mean?

6

Orientation

Evidence-Based Response and Independence

GED 2014
(PowerPoint)

7

Preamble to the Constitution

Preamble Lesson

Declaration of Independence Rap

Preamble Worksheet

8

Frederick Douglass and Commas

Frederick Douglass Information

Point of View Reference

9

Westward Expansion

Manifest Destiny PowerPoint

Manifest Destiny Video

TEACHER RESOURCES: Manifest Destiny Background

Point of View

Non-essential Element

 

10

Unit 2 Review

Preamble Worksheet

3

What is the relationship between strength and adversity?

11

Orientation

Writing a Body Paragraph

GED 2014
(PowerPoint)

Video

12

Ain't I a Woman?

Sojourner Truth Video

Sojourner Truth Biography

CARE Model

13

Grapes of Wrath and Pronouns

Dust Bowl Video

Antecedent Exercise 1

Setting
(Teacher Reference)

Pronouns
(Teacher Reference)

 

14

Anne Frank and Pronouns

Video 1

Video 2

Faulty/Vague Pronoun Handout

Character
(Teacher Reference)

Using Pronouns Clearly
(Teacher Reference)

Vague Pronouns
(Optional HW)

15

Unit 3 Review

Faulty/Vague Pronoun Handout

Vague Pronouns


4

When is it important to challenge tradition?

16

Orientation

Identifying and Explaining Evidence

GED 2014 
(PowerPoint)

Spoken Word Video

NPR Story:
Kakenya Ntaiya

17

Latehomecomer & Verbs

Critical Reading (PowerPoint)

Verb Video

18

Art as Protest and
Subject-Verb Agreement

NPR Story:
Javier Sicilia

Subject-Verb Agreement Video

Grammar Jeopardy

19

MLK and the Progressive Tense

I Have a Dream Video

March on Washington Background
(Teacher Reference)

Progressive Tense Video

20

Unit 4 Review

 


5

Who creates change?

21

Orientation

GED 2014
(PowerPoint)

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6

What does success look like?

26

Orientation

RLA Prompt and Success

GED 2014
(PowerPoint)

27

Brains, Brawn, and Plurals

 

28

O'Keeffe and Possessives

O'Keeffe Video

Inference Graphic Organizer

How to Write a Paragraph

TIC TAC TOE: Possessives

29

"No Pain, No Gain?" and Contractions

 

30

RLA Writing Prompt

 

 

   

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