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Sport Talk's Literature Link (Episode #3: Fences)

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This podcast is part of the series: Literature Links

Creator:

Julie Powell


School/Organization:

Elmore County Schools - Elmore County High School

Overview:

This podcast is an animated talk show segment titled Sport Talk's Literature Link. In the segment, the host (Jim English) speaks with author August Wilson about his drama Fences. The segment focuses on the symbolic, literal, and figurative use of the title object, fences. A brief question set (for use before viewing) and transcript are also available for the podcast.

 

 


Length: 06:53

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Professional Development

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[ELA2013] (9) 4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). [RL.9-10.4]
[ELA2013] (9) 40: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.9-10.5]
[ELA2013] (10) 4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). [RL.9-10.4]
[ELA2013] (10) 41: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.9-10.5]
[ELA2013] (11) 4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) [RL.11-12.4]
[ELA2013] (11) 39: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.11-12.5]
[ELA2013] (12) 4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) [RL.11-12.4]
[ELA2013] (12) 39: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.11-12.5]

AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]

National/Other Standards:

NCTE / IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Standard #1: Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.

 

 


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