Analyzing Interactions – Playlist and Teaching Notes
In this playlist, students explore standard RI.11-12.3. They learn how to analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text. Students are guided through examples of how to understand sequence and how ideas interact and develop over the course of a text. Students apply what they learned by analyzing another speech. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities.

The playlist includes:
• Links to two practice quizzes or activities
• Links to three instructional videos or texts
• Excerpt from “Declaration of Conscience” speech given by Senator Margaret Chase Smith
• A self-check quiz consisting of informational passages, such as “Declaration of Sentiments” and others, two multiple choice questions, one fill-in-the-blank, and one multiple select question

Accompanying Teaching Notes include:
• Activities and writing prompts for students
• Links to additional resources, such as how to analyze speeches
• An accompanying answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK levels

For more teaching and learning resources on standard RI.11-12.3, visit
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Created: Oct 31, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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