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Connections: English Language Arts

Grades 9–12

A comprehensive, integrated curriculum created to help students connect with complex texts

Combine in-depth, scaffolded standards coverage with proven inquiry-based strategies through close reading. Each chapter helps students identify and connect textual evidence as they comprehend the text, analyze key features, and synthesize their findings within and across texts. The comprehensive standards coverage allows students to build the skills they need to succeed in college- and career-level work.

Engaging, high-quality texts designed to stimulate analysis and discussion

  • an essential question focuses on critical thinking skills
  • classroom-tested selections of complex text
  • a variety of genres with a grade-appropriate balance of informational and literary texts
  • award-winning and notable authors

Comprehensive standards coverage with focused, scaffolded skill development in each lesson

  • First Read—comprehend key ideas and details
  • Second Read—evaluate how the author’s craft and structure affects meaning
  • Third Read—synthesize ideas and concepts
  • Writing—opportunities throughout including writing for specific text types, purposes, and research
  • Discussion—collaborative discussion opportunities in each chapter to explore ideas, concepts, and share insights
  • Presentations—activities focused on creating and delivering presentations
  • Academic Vocabulary—identified and used throughout

Student Edition

Features

  • Close Reading—Three readings of complex texts move students from, for example, identifying the main ideas to analyzing author’s style and ultimately to evaluating ideas and connecting themes across texts.
  • Comprehensive Standards Coverage—“Focus on” minilessons help students develop the skills necessary to master standards such as identifying and using textual evidence, finding the main ideas, and analyzing rhetoric and arguments.
  • ELA Integration—Writing and speaking and listening activities assist students in understanding texts and practicing and applying skills.
  • Project-Based Assessments—Each chapter culminates with projects requiring students to extend their knowledge of the text through writing, roundtable discussions, artwork, digital presentations, debate, and much more.
  • Practice Performance Tasks—Each unit culminates with a project that focuses on essential writing types—narrative, argumentative, informative, and research papers.

Teacher Support

This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the Student Edition surrounded by support materials, including lesson support, reproducible pages, teacher planning tools, suggestions for differentiation, and extension activities.

Features

  • Lesson Support—Text-based questions help teachers monitor reading comprehension and provide a bridge to “Focus on” lessons.
  • ELL/Remediation Support—Provides background information, text frames for writing and speaking activities, and other adaptations to help English Language Learners succeed.
  • Teacher Planning and Assessment Tools—Lesson plan template, pacing guide, rubrics, unit review tests, end-of-course test, and more

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  1. Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 9

    Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 9

    Student Edition

    15476
    A comprehensive, integrated curriculum created to help students connect with complex texts. Learn More
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  2. Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 9

    Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 9

    Teacher Wraparound Edition

    15477
    This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the Student Edtion surrounded by support materials, including lesson support, reprodcible pages, and more. Learn More
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  3. Connections: English Language Arts - Texas Grade 9

    Connections: English Language Arts - Texas Grade 9

    Teacher Wraparound Edition

    15563
    This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the Student Edtion surrounded by support materials, including lesson support, reprodcible pages, and more. Learn More

    Available Late Spring 2017

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  4. Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 10

    Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 10

    Student Edition

    15478
    A comprehensive, integrated curriculum created to help students connect with complex texts. Learn More
    $13.95

    In Stock



  5. Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 10

    Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 10

    Teacher Wraparound Edition

    15479
    This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the Student Edtion surrounded by support materials, including lesson support, reprodcible pages, and more. Learn More

    Available January 2017

    $54.95

    In stock on February 10, 2017
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  6. Connections: English Language Arts - Texas Grade 10

    Connections: English Language Arts - Texas Grade 10

    Teacher Wraparound Edition

    15564
    This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the Student Edtion surrounded by support materials, including lesson support, reprodcible pages, and more. Learn More

    Available Late Spring 2017

    $54.95

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  7. Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 11

    Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 11

    Student Edition

    15480
    A comprehensive, integrated curriculum created to help students connect with complex texts. Learn More
    $13.95

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  8. Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 11

    Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 11

    Teacher Wraparound Edition

    15481
    This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the Student Edtion surrounded by support materials, including lesson support, reprodcible pages, and more. Learn More
    $54.95

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  9. Connections: English Language Arts - Texas Grade 11

    Connections: English Language Arts - Texas Grade 11

    Teacher Wraparound Edition

    15565
    This extensive wraparound edition includes a reproduction of the Student Edtion surrounded by support materials, including lesson support, reprodcible pages, and more. Learn More

    Available Late Spring 2017

    $54.95

    Temporarily out of stock.
    Order now and we'll deliver when available.



  10. Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 12

    Connections: English Language Arts - Grade 12

    Student Edition

    15482
    A comprehensive, integrated curriculum created to help students connect with complex texts. Learn More

    Available February 2017

    $13.95

    In stock on February 18, 2017
    Order it now.



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