Students will be able to define verbals and will be able to identify infinitive, gerunds, and participles.
Active and Passive Voice
Students will be able to identify the active and passive voice in context and change passive voice to active voice to improve writing.
Making Text Connections
Students will be able to define and make text-to-self, text-to-world, and text to text connections while reading.
Students will be able to define and identify direct and indirect characterization.
Students will be able to define and identify types of plot conflict, including character vs. character, character vs. self, character vs. nature, and character vs. society.