Unit 1 Target Standards:
CCSS - RL.6 Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.
CCSS - RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
CCSS - L5.c Vocabulary Acquisition and Use. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations(definitions)
CCSS - L.4a Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
CCSS - L.3a Use verbs in the active and passive voice and in the conditional and subjunctive mood to achieve particular effects (e.g., emphasizing the actor or the action; expressing uncertainty or describing a state contrary to fact)