Learning Expectations for Unit 3

Personal Perspectives

  • personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives: Students should be prompted to understand the influence of family, friends, activities, education, religion, gender, age, place, settlement patterns, immigration, economic factors, and political events (local and beyond); to understand that authors write from a perspective influenced by such factors; and to understand the relationship between text and context.

  • reliability: Students should be prompted to consider the credibility of the source‚Äôs voice, whether it is a primary or secondary source, and the trustworthiness and authority of the source.