8th Grade Weekly Newsletter

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8th graders!!! I will miss you! Have a wonderful summer and best of luck in high school. Below are links for the baby pictures powerpoint, teacher;’s advice and a short video (that I didn’t get a chance to play at graduation)

 

  1. Baby Pictures Powerpoint
  2. Teacher’s Advice
  3. 8th Grade Video

 

 

 

 

 

Websites to Practice for MAP Testing:

  1. http://www.prepdog.org/8th-grade.htm - Start with the Basic test then move on to Proficient and then Advance. Try to go through each one at least once. Work on Language first, then work on Reading.
  2. https://quizlet.com/11662240/mrssotos-language-usage-rit-211-220-flash-cards/ - Important Language Arts terms
  3. https://quizlet.com/23717652/nwea-reading-rit-221-230-flash-cards/ - Important Reading terms

EOC Review:

Answer for Practice test #2: 1. C, 2. C, 3. C, 4. A, 5. B, 6. A, 7. A, 8. A, 9. B, 10. D, 11. C, 12. B, 13. C, 14. D, 15. A, 16. C, 17. A, 18. B, 19. C, 20. C, 21. B, 22. C, 23. A, 24. B, 25. D, 26. B, 27. B, 28. D, 29. C, 30. C

Websites for Reading Comprehension Practice: http://www.readworks.org    http://digital.readworks.org http://www.readwritethink.org/

Week of May 8, 2017

Monday- EOC-Part 1

Tuesday- EOC-Part 2

Wednesday- Grammar Review

Tuesday- Grammar Review

Friday- Online Review

Week of May 8, 2017

Monday- EOC-Part 1

Tuesday- EOC-Part 2

Wednesday- Grammar Review

Tuesday- Grammar Review

Friday- Online Review

 

Week of May 1, 2017 

Monday- Review Elements of Fiction

Tuesday- Continue with review of Fictional Elements

Wednesday- Review of Elements of NonFiction

Thursday- Continue with review of elements of NonFiction

Friday- Review of Elements of Poetry

Week of April 24, 2017

Date

Content

 

2/20

Monday

 

  Reading Literature- Drama
  • Diary of Anne Frank- Act 2- Sc. 1 and 2

 

2/21

Tuesday

 

Reading literature- Drama

  • Finish Reading Act 2, begin post reading analysis.

 

2/22

Wednesday

 

Anne Frank- Test Review

 

2/23

Thursday

 

Test-Diary of Anne Frank

2/24

Friday

 

 Trip to Washington DC- No classes

Week of April 17, 2017

Date

Content

 

4/16

Monday

 

  Reading Literature- Drama
  • Diary of Anne Frank
  • Build Background
  • Vocabulary for Act 1

4/17

Tuesday

 

 Reading Literature-Drama

 

  • Begin Reading Act 1 – Scene 1 and 2
  • Complete readers response

4/18

Wednesday

 

Reading Literature-Drama

 

  • Begin Reading Act 1 – Scene 3
  • Complete Readers Response

 

4/19

Thursday

 

Reading Literature-Drama

 

  • Begin Reading Act 1 – Scene 4 and 5
  • Complete Readers Response

4/20

Friday

 

 Reading Literature- Drama

 

  • Quiz on Act 1

 Week of March 27, 2017

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

3/27

Monday

 

8A- Practice ISF Presentations8B- Intro to Poetry
  • Powerpoint
  • Take Notes

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

3/28

Tuesday

 

 8A- Intro to Poetry

 

  • Powerpoint- Annotation and basic rules
  • Take Notes

8B- Skip class due to ISFCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

3/29

Wednesday

 

8A- Poetry

 

  • Notes on Structure of poems and sound effects

8B- No classCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

3/30

Thursday

 

8A- Figurative Language in Poetry8B- No ClassCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

3/31

Friday

 

 8A- No Class8B-  Powerpoint- Annotation and basic rules

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Week of March 20, 2017 

 

ISNA Survey

 

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

3/20

Monday

 

Reading Literature
  • Character Analysis- Using characters in MSND create a “shakesbook” Profile of any character from the play. (Due Friday)
  • Complete “control Chart” to show how different characters interact with one another.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

3/21

Tuesday

 

Reading Literature

  • Show understanding of play by choosing any scene from MSND and creating a comic strip to depict important aspects of the scene. (Due Friday)
  • Complete Study Guide (Due Wednesday)

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

3/22

Wednesday

 

Reading Literature

All standards related to this unit.

3/23

Thursday

 

Reading Literature-

  • Field trip to see MSND

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.7Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.

3/24

Friday

 

 Test on MSNDAll standards related to this unit.

 

Week of March 13, 2017 

ISNA Survey

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

3/13

Monday

 

 Teacher Workday

3/14

Tuesday

 

 Roots- Lesson #5Read Act 3, Sc 2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

3/15

Wednesday

 

Act 4, Sc 1 and 2

 

  • Quiz Act 3
  • Finish reading
  • Complete Character Chart

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

3/16

Thursday

 

  • Read Act 5
  • Quiz Act 4
  • Finish Reading Play

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

3/17

Friday

 

Analysis of MSND

  • Quiz- Roots #5
  • Theme of Control
  • Assign Comic Strip Project

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Week of March 6, 2017

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

3/6

Monday

 

  Reading Literature
  • Reading MSND
  • Act 1, Scene 1
  • Fill in character chart as people are introduced

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

3/7

Tuesday

 

  Reading Literature

  • Reading MSND
  • Act 1, Scene 2
  • Insult/Flattery in Shakespearean language

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

3/8

Wednesday

 

Reading Literature

  • Quiz Act 1
  • Reading MSND
  • Act 2, Scene 1

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

3/9

Thursday

 

Reading Literature

  • Reading MSND
  • Act 2, Scene 2
  • Character Map

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

3/10

Friday

 

  Reading Literature

  • Quiz Act 2
  • Reading MSND
  • Act 3, Scene 1

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

Week of February 27, 2017

Survey Link

 

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

2/27

Monday

 

No class- Durham Rescue Mission

2/28

Tuesday

 

Roots- Lesson #3Intro to Drama
  • Characteristics of Drama

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

3/1

Wednesday

 

Introduction to Shakespeare

 

  • Informational Text dealing with History of Shakespeare
  • Contrast with Article showing a different perspective

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.

3/2

Thursday

 

Introduction to Shakespeare

  • Shakespearean Webquest

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.

3/3

Friday

 

Roots- Quiz #3Midsummer Night’s Dream

  • Intro to MSND
  • Characteristics of the Globe Theater

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Week of February 20, 2017

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

2/20

Monday

 

  Peer Editing of Rough Drafts of ISF Essay
  • Students will exchange essays and edit peers’ work.
  • Students will be looking at grammar and content to edit.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.5With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 8 here.)

2/21

Tuesday

 

 Publishing of ISF Essay

 

  • Proper font sizes, proper heading, spacing.
  • Resources-MLA Format

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

2/22

Wednesday

 

Presentation of ISF essay

  • Give students rubric of presentation
  • Exemplars of high quality presentations

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.8Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.5Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.

2/23

Thursday

 

Presentation of ISF essay

  • Continue working on presentation

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.8Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.5Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.

2/24

Friday

 

 Public Speaking

  • Examples of persuasive speech.
  • What characteristics  are of a good presentation.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.4Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.6Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (See grade 8 Language standards 1 and 3 here for specific expectations.)

Week of February 13, 2017

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

2/13

Monday

 

  Writing- ISF essayOutline- Body Paragraphs CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidenceCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.AIntroduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.BSupport claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.CUse words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.DEstablish and maintain a formal style.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.EProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

2/14

Tuesday

 

  Writing- ISF essayComplete Body Paragraphs and Conclusion Same as above

2/15

Wednesday

 

Writing- ISF EssayRough Draft Same as above

2/16

Thursday

 

Writing- ISF essayRough Draft Same as above

2/17

Friday

 

Writing- ISF EssayPeer Editing of Rough Draft  CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.5With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 8 here.)

Week of February 6, 2017

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

2/6  

Monday

 

 Teacher Workday

2/7

Tuesday

 

Review- Williams SpeechReading Nonfiction- Ethos Pathos and Logos.
  • Define each
  • Identify in different short passages

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.

2/8

Wednesday

 

Reading Nonfiction- Applying ethos pathos and logos

 

  • Use these terms to show how the 3 authors used it in their writings.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.5Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.6Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

2/9

Thursday

 

Quiz- Ethos/pathos/Logos AND 3 texts

After quiz- Notes on Argument essay

Read Sample Argument Essay

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.8Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.

2/10

Friday

 

Begin working on Argument Essay- Intro, Thesis and Topic Sentences. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidenceCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.AIntroduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.BSupport claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.CUse words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.DEstablish and maintain a formal style.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1.EProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

 

Week of January 30, 2017

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

1/30  

Monday

 

Nonfiction- Introduce new topic of Women’s Rights
  • Building background

I can evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different media to present an idea. (RI.8.7)

1/31

Tuesday

 

Nonfiction- Reading a speech

 

  • Read speech of Shirley Chisolm
  • Annotate and answer reading response questions

I can cite text-based evidence that provides the strongest support for an analysis of literary text. (RI.8.1)

2/1

Wednesday

 

Nonfiction- Looking for claims and evidence

 

  • Claims and evidence from Chisolm’s Speech

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.8Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced. 

2/2

Thursday

PE trip

Nonfiction- speech

 

  • Read new speech- Aint I A Women- Sojourner Truth
  • Focus on central idea and structure

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.5Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.6Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

2/3

Friday

 

Nonfiction- Speech

  • Review Truth’s Speech
  • Begin reading Venus Williams speech- find claims and evidence

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.5Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.6Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

Week of January 23, 2017

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

1/23

Monday

 

Informational Text
  • Give students two new texts. (#2 and #5)
  • Students should annotate, define vocab and answer questions.
  • Texts are to build background on the topic of immigration

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.9
Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.

1/24

Tuesday

 

Informational Text

 

  • Give students two new texts. (#7 and #8)
  • Students should annotate, define vocab and answer questions.
  • Students should find where the two texts agree and disagree

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.9
Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.

1/25

Wednesday

 

Informational Text

 

  • Continue with texts from previous day
  • Students should annotate, define vocab and answer questions.
  • Begin to identify where the texts disagree on a similar topic

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.9
Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.

1/26

Thursday

 

Informational Text

 

  • Students should outline essay in which they focus on where the two texts disagree.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.9
Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

1/27

Friday

 

Informational Text

  • Use outline to write essay in class.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.9
Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Week of January 16, 2017

Date

Content

 

1/16

Monday

No School

 MLK Day

1/17

Tuesday

 

Review for Touching Spirit Bear TestReview Vocabulary GameJeopardy Review Game

1/18

Wednesday

 

Touching Spirit Bear – Test

1/19

Thursday

 

Introduction to Non Fiction/Close Reading

1/20

Friday

 

Continue with CLOSE Reading
  • Student’s will look at images keeping in mind to relate it to CLOSE reading.
  • Next they will watch a  video twice-first using guided questions. Second-Taking notes on what they see.

Week of January 9, 2017

Date

Content

 

1/9

Monday

 

Touching Spirit Bear- Study Guide

1/10

Tuesday

 

MAP Testing- Reading

1/11

Wednesday

 

 MAP Testing- Reading

1/12

Thursday

 

Review for Touching Spirit Bear Test

1/13

Friday

 

Touching Spirit Bear – Test

 

Week of January 2, 2017

 

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

1/2

Monday

 

 Holiday

1/3

Tuesday

 

Welcome Back- Winter Break Activity.Touching Spirit Bear- Comprehension
  • Review ending of novel

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

 

 

1/4

Wednesday

 

Comparison EssayCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

1/5

Thursday

 

Continue with essaySame as above

1/6

Friday

 

MAP Testing – Language

 

Week of December 19, 2016 

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

12/19

Monday

 

 TSB- Reading Comprehension
  • Chapters 26-28
  • Language Focus

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.AUse context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.B

Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.C

Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.D

Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

12/10

Tuesday

 

Spelling Bee

 

12/21

Wednesday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

 

  • Informational Focus

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.3Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.5

Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.6

Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

 

Week of December 12, 2016 

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

12/12  

Monday

 

  TSB- Reading Comprehension
  • Review Chapters 18-21
  • Comparing and Contrasting Informational Texts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.3Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.5

Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.6

Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

12/13

Tuesday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

 

  • Quiz- Chapters 18-21
  • Vocab. Ch 22-25
  • Read Ch. 22-23
  • Questions 22-23

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

12/14

Wednesday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

  • Review Ch. 22-23
  • Read Ch. 24-25
  • Questions 24-25

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 

12/15

Thursday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

  • Review Ch. 24-25
  • Analyzing Poetry

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.5

Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.

12/16

Friday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

  • Quiz- Chapters 22-25 (use words)
  • Vocab 26-28
  • Read Ch. 26-28
  • Questions 26-28

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Week of December 5, 2016 

Touching Spirit Bear- Online Copy

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

12/5  

Monday

 

 TSB- Reading Comprehension
  • Review Chapters 11-13
  • Outlining a nonfiction text

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)

12/6

Tuesday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

 

  • Quiz- Chapters 11-13
  • Vocab. Ch 14-17
  • Read Ch. 14-17
  • Questions 14-17 (Due Wednesday)

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

12/7

Wednesday

 

No Class

 

12/8

Thursday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

 

  • Review chapters- 14-17
  • Character Traits and written response

STUDY FOR QUIZ- Click here for Vocab Practice CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

12/9

Friday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

 

  • Quiz- Chapters 14-17
  • Vocab 18-21
  • Read 18-21 and questions

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

 

 

 

Week of November 28, 2016 

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

11/28  

Monday

 

TSB- Analysis Activities
  • Circle justice meetings
  • Assign Journal writing assignment- Due Monday.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1.CPose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.

11/29

Tuesday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

 

  • Quiz- Chapters 4-6
  • Vocab Chapters 7-10
  • Read Chapters 7-8

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

11/30

Wednesday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

  • Review Vocab 7-10
  • Read Chapters 9-10

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

12/1

Thursday

 

TSB- Analysis

  • Review Ch 9-10
  • Character Development

TSB- Vocab Acquisition

  • Vocab- Chapters 11-13

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

12/2

Friday

 

TSB- Reading Comprehension

  • Quiz- Ch. 7-10
  • Vocab Practice
  • Review Vocab 11-13
  • Read Chapters 11-13

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Week of November 21, 2016

Touching Spirit Bear- Online Copy

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

11/10  

Monday

 

Reading Comprehension- Touching Spirit Bear

  • Review Fig. Lang and Chapters 1-3
  • Quiz- Chapters 1-3
  • Vocab- Chapter 4- 6
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.6Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

10/11

Tuesday

 

Reading Comprehension- Touching Spirit Bear

Read Chapters 4-5

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

10/12

Wednesday

 

Reading Comprehension- Touching Spirit Bear

 

  • Read Chapter 6 and questions

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Week of November 14, 2016

Date

Content

CCSS Objective

 

11/14  

Monday

 

Touching Spirit Bear- Building Background

  • Students will present informational texts read on Friday- other students will take notes.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.3
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

11/15

Tuesday

 

Touching Spirit Bear- Reading Comprehension

  •  Review Vocab- Chapter One
  • Read Chapter One
  • Comprehension Questions- Chapter One
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

11/16

Wednesday

 

Touching Spirit Bear- Reading Comprehension
  • Review Vocabulary- Chapter 2 and 3
  • Independently read Chapters 2 and 3
  • Work on Comprehension Questions

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 

11/17

Thursday

 

Touching Spirit Bear- Analysis- Ch 1-3

 

  • Notes on ch 1-3- Character development and impt quotes
  • Focus on Figurative Language

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

11/18

Friday

 

Touching Spirit Bear- Reading Comprehension

 

  • Quiz- Chapters 1-3 (content and vocab)
  • Read Ch. 4 together in class.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Week of November 7, 2016

 

11/7  

Monday

 

Review- for Test

Jeopardy Link: http://jeopardylabs.com/play/fiction-test-2-8th-grade

11/8

Tuesday

 

Test on TTH, Active and Passive Voice, Vocabulary and Mood and Tone

11/9

Wednesday

 

  • Pep Rally (8B)
  • Skills Navigator Setup (8A)

11/10

Thursday

 

Launch Novel – Touching Spirit Bear
  • Pre- Reading Activities
  • Anticipation Guide- Answer statements and discuss

11/12

Friday

 

Begin reading – Informational Text Connections

 

  • In groups read three informational texts related to the story- Answer text dependent questions and write summaries

 

Week of October 31, 2016

 

10/31  

Monday

 

Reading Literature- literary elements

  • Tone and Mood- emphasize differences in both
  • Use TTH to display author’s use of tone and mood.
  • CW-find examples of passages that display the mood in the text.

11/1

Tuesday

 

Reading Literature- Insanity VS Murder

  • Split into 2 groups. Groups should find evidence on their respective stance-insanity or murder
  • Groups will present their findings

11/2

Wednesday

 

Writing- Newspaper Assignment.

  • Give student rubric
  • Newspaper Brainstorming and rough draft

 

 

11/3

Thursday

 

Writing- Newspaper Assignment.

  • Check rough drafts
  • Write final drafts-type on given template that will be give through Google Classroom

 

11/4

Friday

 

Study Guide

  • Work on Study guide for the TTH, Active/Passive Voice, Mood/Tone.

Week of October 24, 2016

 

10/24

Monday

Teacher Workday

 

No classes

 

10/25

Tuesday

 

Language-Grammar- Active and Passive Voice
  • Notes in INB
  • Guided Practice
  • Individual Practice

 

10/26

Wednesday

 

 Reading Literature- Tell Tale Heart

  • Background info- Webquest
  • Vocabulary Activity

 

10/27

Thursday

 

Reading Literature- Tell Tale Heart

  • Listen to story
  • Discussion Questions- Small Groups

 

10/28

Friday

 

Reading Literature- literary elementAnnotation and Discussion Questions on TTH

  • Notes in INB on Mood and Tone
  • Display wordle to emphasize powerful words that create mood.
  • CW-find examples of passages that display the mood in the text.

 

Week of October 17, 2016 

Monday

Reading Literature- Flowers to Algernon- Argument Essay- Writing Conferences/ Work on Rough Draft

 

Tuesday

Reading Literature- Flowers to Algernon- Argument Essay- Work on Final Draft

Wednesday

Socratic Seminar

Thursday

Field Trip-State Fair

Friday

Movie to text Comparison- Flowers for Algernon

Objectives of the Week:

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly

Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence

 

Tuesday- Team Algernon and Team Charlie Activities. (Focus on: Theme, Irony, Conflict and Mood/Tone)

Homework- Complete Posters

Wednesday- Visit and reflection on visit to Glenaire Retirement Center.

Homework-Reading Logs

Thursday- Quiz on Comprehension and Vocab- Flowers for Algernon. Assign Essay.

Homework- Essay Outline

Friday-  Writing conferences, work on rough drafts

Homework- Complete Rough Drafts

Objectives of the Week:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.6

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

 

Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

Week of October 3, 2016

Monday- Introduction to Text/Rorschach testing background.

Homework- Vocabulary. 

Tuesday- Begin Reading- Reports 1-3.

Homework- Text Structure 

Wednesday-  Reports 3-7.

Homework-Irony 

 Thursday- Reports 7-10

Homework- Point of View 

Friday-  Reports 11-12. Character Analysis of Charlie.

Homework- Complete Character Activity 

Objectives of the Week:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.2
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.3
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

Week of September 26, 2016

Monday- Reading Comprehension- “Mother Of Manville”

Tuesday- Study Guide- Work on Test #1 Study Guide

Wednesday- Test Review

 Thursday- Test #1- Fiction. Test will include:

  1. First 20 words from Vocab List
  2. Reading Comprehension of- “Charles”, “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” and “Mother of Manville”
  3. Types of Verbals
  4. Literary Elements- Plot, Setting, Characterization and Irony

Friday- Grammar- Types of Phrases

Objectives of the Week:

CCSS Objective

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Week of September 19, 2016

Monday- Weekly Vocabulary. Difference in direct and indirect characterization.

Tuesday- Quiz on types of verbals. Read “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”

http://www.columbiana.k12.oh.us/teach/edwards_jody/OTHER%20STUFF/The-Treasure-of-Lemon-Brown.pdf

8A-

8B- q8wubsbjytno

Wednesday- Literary Elements in “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”

8A- n23i8s9omi3y

8B- https://padlet.com/fareakhan786/p0ov4tn17d1q

Thursday- Examples of Characterization in “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”

Friday- Comprehension and Vocab Quiz. Independent Reading and Digital ReadWorks Assignment.

Objectives of the Week:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.3
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Week of September 5, 2016

Monday- No school

Tuesday- Assign weekly vocabulary words/Literary Technique- Irony.

Wednesday- Review Irony/Narrative Writing Notes

Thursday- Quiz on Story and vocabulary/Continue with narrative Writing

Friday- Documentary

Objectives of the Week:

Week of August 29, 2016

Monday- Assign Weekly Vocab Words. Elements of PLOT

Tuesday- Begin reading “After 20 years”

Wednesday- Friday- MAP Testing

Objectives of the Week:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text